spot_img

Tennessee bill will no longer attempt to ban cold beer

Date:

spot_img

(The Center Square) – A Tennessee caption bill that would have banned the retail sale of refrigerated beer will no longer attempt that ban.

Rep. Ron Gant wrote that that “that was one of the many ideas discussed and considered by the many stakeholders across our state as potential item to be included in the legislation.”

Gant was involved in a fatal 2022 two-car head-on crash where the other vehicle crossed the center line and hit his vehicle, killing the other driving and leading Gant to get flown by helicopter to a Memphis hospital, the Tennessee Journal reported.

Gant previously told the Journal his goal is to create a two drink maximum for wine or mixed drinks in the state and a three-beer cap unless someone can prove they have a designated driver or alternative transportation.

Several House sponsors withdrew from House Bill 2845 before it has been assigned or heard in committee.

“I am not going to infringe on the constitutional rights of honest law abiding citizens and be unfair to certain businesses and not others, whether I agree with this idea or not, due to a few bad actors that choose to drink and drive,” Gant wrote.

Read the Black Chronicle Black History Edition for Free! Click Below

Read the Black Chronicle Black History Edition for Free! Click Below

spot_img
spot_img

Subscribe

Share post:

Popular

More like this
Related

Tillis, Budd next up as FISA heads to Friday deadline

(The Center Square) – As Republican Sens. Thom Tillis...

Biden Makes His Case to Black America Ahead of 2024 Election

Washington, D.C. (AURN News) – President Joe Biden addressed...

Silent Majority Foundation to argue to dissolve stay in Gator’s Custom Guns case

(The Center Square) – On Wednesday afternoon, Commissioner of...

Affordable housing bill officially dead, may resurface next year

(The Center Square) — Lawmakers voted to uphold Gov....