NASHVILLE Tenn. The state Senate here passed a bill Thursday to allow patrons with handgun-carry permits to bring their weapons into restaurants that serve alcohol. The Senate's bill, which was approved 26-7, was an amended version of a similar measure passed earlier this month by the state House of Representatives, according to the state Legislature's website. The House version placed an 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew on guns in restaurants that served alcohol and also banned guns from any ...

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