Editorial: Leadership means standing up for what's right
Knoxville News Sentinel -
Editorial Board -
Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam, the Republican nominee for governor, has taken some hits over the past weeks for his stance on guns.
He said he'd be willing to sign legislation to eliminate the state's handgun carry permit system if passed by the legislature and favored allowing employees to keep guns in their cars at work, regardless of the employer's wishes.
Guns are a hot-button topic in Tennessee, ... READ MORE...
Candidates spar as early voting wraps
By Dave Flessner -
Chattanooga Times Free Press -
On the final day of early voting in Tennessee, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike McWherter repeated claims that his Republican rival, Bill Haslam, showed “serious mistakes in his judgment and character” by opening the door for carrying guns without a permit.
During a campaign swing through Chattanooga, McWherter said Haslam’s “mistakes” are changing the momen... READ MORE...