Results for - Right to bear arms - business infringement?
2,172 voters participated in this survey
A new bill would allow Tennessee residents who were injured on the property of an establishment that was a “gun-free” zone to sue the proprietor for their injuries.
According to The Tennessean, Senate Bill 1736 — sponsored by Republican state Sen. Dolores Gresham — has a very specific purpose: to balance property rights with the constitutional rights of concealed carry permit holders.
You can read the full article here: http://reagancoalition.com/articles/2016/breaking-state-makes-move-that-puts-gun-free-zones-in-huge-legal-trouble.html?
1. Do you agree with the right of citizens, provided by the 2nd Amendment, to keep and bear arms?
2. Have you seen signs at business entrances that prohibit people from carrying a firearm?
3. Do you feel that by preventing people from carrying a firearm businesses are potentially jeopardizing the safety of its customers?
4. Do you feel it is legally justifiable to file a lawsuit against a business for citizens who were forced to disarm before entering, in the event of a tragedy that a firearm could have prevented or protected against?
5. Do you feel safer knowing some citizens may be armed or less safe?
I feel that I am in more danger, knowing that some citizens may be carrying a firearm
It doesn't bother me one way or the other or N/A
6. Were you aware that businesses declaring themselves as "gun free zones" have actually increased the likelihood of being victimized because criminals feel safer robbing them, knowing there won't be anyone else armed and able to stop them?
7. Do you agree with this bill proposed in Tennessee?
8. Do you think it is likely that businesses will actually be sued by concealed carry permit holders for keeping them from possessing their firearms on the property?