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State lawmakers hit impasse in session
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AP Photo/George Walker IV Members of the audience celebrate after a bill allowing gun carry permit owners to bring firearms in schools failed in a House committee meeting during a special session of the state legislature on public safety Wednesday in Nashville.
NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee Republican lawmakers hit an impasse Thursday just a few days into a special session sparked by a deadly school shooting in March, leaving little certainty about what they might ultimately pass, yet all but guaranteeing it won't be any significant gun control change.