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Georgia Gun Laws

Man Carries Fully Loaded AR-15 Into World's Busiest Airport

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.03.2015 | Weird News

A Georgia man openly carried a fully loaded AR-15 semiautomatic rifle into Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, the busiest in the worl...

Christopher Mathias

Georgia's Lax Gun Laws Led To Two Fatal Shootings Of NYPD Officers

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Mathias | Posted 05.14.2015 | Politics

Flags in New York City are again at half-mast for a fallen police officer. NYPD Officer Brian Moore, who was only 25 years old, was shot Saturday ...

Georgia Republican Says New 'Guns Everywhere' Law A 'God-Given' Right

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics

Rep. Paul Broun (R-Ga.) believes that Georgia's newly enacted "guns everywhere" law, which allows residents with a permit to carry firearms in bars, c...

Atlanta Mayor Says City Facilities Will Be Gun Free

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics

Following a statewide deregulation of gun restrictions, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed (D) said Tuesday that city facilities will be gun-free zones, accordi...

Georgia Gun Carry Law

Jeff Danziger | Posted 08.23.2014 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

Georgia Gun Carry Law

Guns and Georgia

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

The Georgia legislature passed, and the governor signed, the "Safe Carry Protection Act of 2014." The purpose of that act is to make Georgia a safer place. The way that is accomplished is by increasing the places into which people with concealed carry permits can carry guns.

Reading, Writing and Recoil -- the New Georgia Gun Law

Jerome Halligan | Posted 06.24.2014 | Comedy
Jerome Halligan

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed into law Wednesday a bill that allows Georgians with concealed carry permits to take their licensed firearms into ...

Georgia, Gender Violence, Guns

Morra Aarons-Mele | Posted 05.28.2014 | Impact
Morra Aarons-Mele

Addressing issues of gender-based violence cannot be a one-sided fight. In order to make any sort of progress, it is critical to include men in forming solutions.

Finally, a Gun Law That Makes No Sense

Barry Levinson | Posted 05.26.2014 | Politics
Barry Levinson

This Georgia law defies all logic. Is there a pent-up demand to carry guns into bars? Are Georgia residents complaining on a daily basis that they are being denied the right to carry their guns into a bar? I have to tell you, I have never met a person who lamented that they can't carry a gun into a bar.

Don't Let Georgia Extend 'Stand Your Ground' to Criminals

Lucia McBath | Posted 05.13.2014 | Politics
Lucia McBath

After Georgia passed its Stand Your Ground law, the number of justifiable homicides in our state increased by 83 percent.