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Georgia Town Loses Battle For Mandatory Gun Ownership

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.23.2013 | Politics

The small city of Nelson, Ga., agreed Thursday to revise an ordinance passed earlier this year that required every household to own a gun. The meas...

Town Spars With Gun Control Group Over Controversial Rule

AP | KATE BRUMBACK | Posted 07.12.2013 | Politics

ATLANTA -- A tiny Georgia city and a national gun control group are facing off in a legal battle over a city ordinance requiring gun ownership, with t...

The Week In Wingnuts

The Daily Beast | Posted 04.07.2013 | Politics

North Carolina: The Promised Land? GOP state Reps. Carl Ford and Harry Warren jointly proposed a bill Monday that would allow the state to declare ...

A Gun In Every Home? Residents of Nelson, Georgia Debate New Law Mandating Forced Ownership of Firearms

Democracy Now! | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics
Democracy Now!

City council members in Nelson, Georgia, voted unanimously to require heads of households to own guns and ammunition on Monday. The so-called Family P...

Local City Council Approves Ordinance Making Gun Ownership Mandatory

AP | KATE BRUMBACK | Posted 06.01.2013 | Politics

NELSON, Ga. — The city council in a small north Georgia town voted Monday night to make gun ownership mandatory – unless you object. Coun...

City Wants To Make Gun Ownership Mandatory

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 03.06.2013 | Politics

With much of the national discussion revolving around the merits of emerging gun control legislation, a small town in Georgia is taking the issue in t...