Special session in the headlines

The Senate Democratic Caucus has compiled 10 headlines as the General Assembly heads into the second week of a special session called in response to the mass shooting at Nashville’s Covenant School. Just for good measure we’ll add our own from the print edition of The Tennessee Journal: “Lawmakers shield themselves from advocates in special session.”

Here’s the other fine reporting highlighted by the Senate Dems:

ChalkbeatTennessee legislature will avoid gun control in special session prompted by mass school shooting.

FOX 17No mental health issues poised to become law in Tenn. session reacting to school shooting.

Tennessee Lookout: TN House passes rules to restrict speech, limit disruptions and public during special session.

PBS NewsHourGOP-led Tennessee legislature orders removal of public from gun control hearing.

Action News 5Judge blocks rule banning signs after lawsuit over group removed from Tenn. special session.

Williamson Herald: State Legislature’s special session brings controversy.

Phil WilliamsHave you seen this man? Lawmakers say Tennessee governor missing from special session talks.

The Washington PostDespite shooting, hope fades for gun laws in Tennessee special session.

APGun control already ruled out, Tennessee GOP lawmakers hit impasse in session after school shooting.

Times Free PressTennessee House, Senate Republicans return amid bitter stalemate.


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