The president of a transit union is pushing to allow drivers to arm themselves for protection as part of a bargaining proposal to the Milwaukee County Transit System.
Frequent A1F Daily contributor Stacy Washington explores how transit authorities in Tennessee are doing their best to delay implementation of a new law that does away with a gun ban on city buses.
A new state law in Tennessee took effect on July 1, recognizing the right of permit holders to carry firearms on city buses. (Local authorities are allowed to continue to ban firearms only if they install metal detectors and station security guards at each station to ensure that all passengers, law-abiding or not, are disarmed.) But public transit authorities in the state’s major cities seem determined to do as little as possible to honor the law.
Victory for gun owners in Dayton, Ohio! On Tuesday, the Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority reversed its policy to now allow law-abiding gun owners with a concealed carry permit to carry on buses and in the public areas of RTA property.