I read stories like this, then I sit here and scratch my head thinking “Wow! Some lawmaker thought this was a good idea and a bunch others joined in”:
Tennessee is one of four states, along with Arizona, Georgia and Virginia, that recently enacted laws explicitly allowing loaded guns in bars. (Eighteen other states allow weapons in restaurants that serve alcohol.) The new measures in Tennessee and the three other states come after two landmark Supreme Court rulings that citizens have an individual right — not just in connection with a well-regulated militia — to keep a loaded handgun for home defense.
You know what happens when you allow guns in bars? This is what happens: