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Server's lawsuit claims guns in bars creates unsafe workplace

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A Nashville server has filed a complaint with the state claiming that a new law allowing guns in bars creates an unsafe workplace.

The state legislature passed the law this year after an earlier law that tried to limit guns to establishments that primarily sold food was struck down as unconstitutionally vague.

The Tennessean reports the complaint was filed by an anonymous server at Jackson's Bar and Bistro.

The complaint alleges the law violates Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations.

Nashville attorney David Randolph Smith represents the server. He was also behind the successful lawsuit that struck down the earlier law. Smith said his client would consider a federal lawsuit if the complaint is unsuccessful.

Information from: The Tennessean, http://www.tennessean.com

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