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Tennessee special session ends in altercation between lawmakers

Posted on AllSides August 29th, 2023
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The Tennessee state Capitol saw excitement after lawmakers appeared to engage in a short physical dispute as the special session on public safety closed on Tuesday without passing significant gun control reforms Democrats have pushed for.

As a response to the Covenant School shooting in March, which left three children and three staff members dead, Gov. Bill Lee (R-TN) called for a special legislative session to pass gun safety bills.

Gun control advocate and Democratic state Rep. Justin Pearson and Republican House Speaker Cameron Sexton appeared to have had a...

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