Senate candidate Marsha Blackburn talks guns in Harrison event

HARRISON, Tennessee (WDEF) – U.S. Senate candidate Marsha Blackburn makes a campaign stop in Harrison.

Blackburn teamed up with the NRA for an event at Carter’s Shooting Supplies.

Representative Chuck Fleischman also attended.

Blackburn says she supports seating Supreme Court Justices who will protect the second amendment..

The event drew folks from both sides of the political spectrum.

Jim explained why he was waiving a sign supporting Blackburn.

“Marsha is pro second amendment shes a good conservative candidate and we need her in the senate. We need strong representation in the senate we need to get some more good conservative supreme court justices.”

But counter-demonstrator Hayden told us “I’m curious about the congresswoman taking money from the opioid industry and how she de-fanged the FDA and who that was supposed to benefit.”

Blackburn’s opponent Phil Bredesen responded to the event in a statement.

He says he was given an “A” rating and endorsement from the NRA during his run for governor in 2002.


Early voting starts for this race and others in Tennessee begins on Tuesday.

Here is the where and when to vote for Hamilton County.

Wednesday, October 17 thru Thursday, November 1, 2018

Brainerd Rec Center

1010 North Moore Rd

Monday thru Saturday

10:00am – 6:00pm

Collegedale City Hall

Fuller Community West Room

4910 Swinyar Drive

Monday thru Saturday

10:00am – 6:00pm

Election Commission

700 River Terminal Rd

Monday thru Friday

8:00am – 7:00pm


9:00am – 6:00pm

Hixson Community Center

5401 School Drive

Monday thru Saturday

10:00am – 6:00pm

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