Tennessee Gov’s Office Rips NRA for Plan to ‘Round Up Mentally Ill People’

Posted on AllSides June 2nd, 2023
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In a rare Republican rebuke, the office of Tennessee Governor Bill Lee tore into the National Rifle Association for its plan to “round up” people with mental illness as a proposed solution to gun violence. In a memo from earlier this year, Lee’s administration criticizes proposals from the NRA and other gun rights advocates in the state to involuntarily commit people with mental illness—instead of just stopping them from getting guns, as the governor has suggested. According to the Associated Press, Lee’s memo calls out the gun rights group for...

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