WATCH: Protesters Storm Tennessee Legislative Chambers, Screaming for Gun Control

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The scene of gun control proponents at the Tennessee state capitol chanting “Gun control now” gave way to scenes of the same protesters storming the legislative chambers, screaming other mantras, including, “No justice, no peace.”

Breitbart News reported that protesters flooded into Tennessee’s capitol building Thursday holding signs and chanting, “Gun control now!”

The group did not specify any particular gun control measure, nor did they indicate a gun control which would have prevented the 28-year-old transgender attacker from killing six people at a Christian school on Monday.

The New Republic reported that protesters gathered outside the capitol as well, where they chanted “Protect our kids.”

As the day progressed, protesters stormed the legislative chambers:

WATCH: Gun Control Protesters Obstruct Legislator

Spencer Lindquist / Breitbart News


The White House reiterated calls for an “assault weapons” ban, background checks, and gun storage laws following Monday’s attack on a Nashville Christian school.

Breitbart News noted that the 28-year-old transgender who shot and killed six people at the school acquired all her guns legally, which includes passing a background check. She stored the guns in a way that enabled her to hide them from her parents.

AWR Hawkins is an award-winning Second Amendment columnist for Breitbart News and the writer/curator of Down Range with AWR Hawkins, a weekly newsletter focused on all things Second Amendment, also for Breitbart News. He is the political analyst for Armed American Radio and a Turning Point USA Ambassador. AWR Hawkins holds a Ph.D. in Military History, with a focus on the Vietnam War (brown water navy), U.S. Navy since Inception, the Civil War, and Early Modern Europe. Follow him on Instagram: @awr_hawkins. You can sign up to get Down Range at Reach him directly at


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