More Women Getting Handgun Carry Permits

pistolThe number of women issued handgun carry permits in Tennessee is on the rise.
According to the Daily News Journal of Murfreesboro, the number of permits issued to women by the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security more than doubled between 2011 and 2013.
The highest number of total handgun permits issued in the state are in Shelby, Knox, Davidson, Hamilton and Rutherford Counties.
The largest percentage of permits for women were issued to women aged 46-50.