Tenn. law would require feds to notify local LE before making arrests

State rep says means of "standing up for the people" against federal government

By Tom Humphrey
Knoxville News-Sentinel

NASHVILLE — State Rep. Bill Dunn says his bill requiring federal agencies to notify local law enforcement officers before making arrests in Tennessee is a means of "standing up for the people" against an overreaching federal government.

"There comes a point where we've got to put a little bit of pressure on the feds and stand up for our citizens," the Knoxville Republican told members of the House Judiciary Subcommittee last week.

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