Senate confirms education board member with ties to gun ammo company

Jordan Mollenhour

Senate Democrats voiced sturdy opposition to Tennessee Gov. Invoice Lee’s latest appointment to the State Instruction board, criticizing the nominee’s possession of an on the web gun ammunition seller.

Knoxville’s Jordan Mollenhour, who’s been serving as a Condition Board of Education and learning member considering the fact that his appointment in November 2021, is the founder and operator of Lucky Gunner. The business, founded in 2009, sells firearm ammunition online. 

Fortunate Gunner has faced multiple lawsuits around the a long time. The corporation has been joined to the selling of ammunition involved in two mass shootings.

The most recent lawsuit involves no matter whether the firm can be held civilly responsible for selling ammunition to a 17-yr-previous who fatally shot 10 persons at his Santa Fe, Texas superior faculty in 2018. The organization denied wrongdoing, according to a report from the Dallas Early morning Information.