Chaos breaks out on Tennessee House floor after lawmakers pass controversial teacher gun bill

The Tennessee legislature passed a controversial bill allowing teachers to carry guns, causing protesters to scream their disapproval and cause chaotic scenes on the state House floor.

The bill was passed just over a year after the Covenant school shooting when a former student killed three students and three adults. It was strongly objected to by Democrats and gun control activists, who made a scene in the state Capitol building.

Republican state Rep. Ryan Williams, right, watches his bill to allow some teachers to be armed in schools pass the House as others react during a legislative session Tuesday, April 23, 2024, in Nashville, Tennessee. (AP Photo/George Walker IV)

“Blood. On. Your. Hands,” the crowd in the gallery shouted, brandishing protest signs.

It’s chaos in the House as protesters have derailed session.

Representatives all over the floor, Democrats and
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