Tag Archives: gun carry law

Gun carry advocates win a round before Ga. Supreme Court

A lawsuit filed by a gun carry organization against the Atlanta Botanical Garden is allowed to go forward by the Georgia Supreme Court . . .

Tags: Atlanta Botanical Garden , Georgia Carry , Georgia Supreme Court , gun carry law

Lawmakers draw down on campus carry for firearms

Gun carry advocates will make another try to legalize the carrying of firearms on college campus . . .

Tags: Alan Powell , college campuses , gun carry law , Rick Jasperse

Reed pushes back on new gun carry law

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed takes steps to keep guns out of city recreation centers . . .

Tags: government buildings , gun carry law , Kasim Reed , Norcross Mayor Bucky Johnson , Tift County

Gun bills conflict with each other, campus carry in question

Another argument erupts over gun control and the carrying of firearms on college campuses . . .

Tags: college campuses , gun carry law , Sam Olens

Political Notes – Deal cites state’s ranking in magazine receiving state funds

Deal’s administration gave state funds to the trade publication that ranked Georgia’s business climate as No. 1 . . .

Tags: David Pennington , Georgia ranking , GTLA , gun carry law , Jason Carter , Kasim Reed , Linley Jones , Michael Sterling , Nathan Deal , Robert Anderson , Site Selection magazine , University System

Political Notes – Some local governments push back on gun access

The state’s “Guns everywhere” law is meeting some resistance among local governments and church leaders . . .

Tags: Alex Atwood , Augusta school board , Buford City Commission , Canton City Council , Catholic Church , coastal marshland buffers , EPD , gun carry law , local governments , Nathan Deal , Pardons and Parole Board , Terry Barnard

On the campaign trail: Media fascination with Nunn is growing, which may not be a positive development

Michelle Nunn is getting more and more media coverage for her Senate campaign, but not all of it is positive; Rick Santorum’s badly timed remark about Georgia’s new gun law . . .

Tags: David Pennington , FedEx shooting , governor\'s race , gun carry law , Michelle Nunn , Nathan Deal , Rick Santorum , Senate race

Political Notes – Zoller, Erickson among board members for new anti-abortion group

Georgia Life Alliance, a new anti-abortion group, unveils the names of its board of directors . . .

Tags: anti-abortion groups , Georgia Life Alliance , Georgia Right to Life , Georgia Supreme Court , gun carry law , Herb Emory , Mike Dugan

Jasperse gun bill drops campus carry provision

Gun carry advocates have given up on the idea, for now, of allowing firearms on college campuses . . .

Tags: college campuses , gun carry law , mentally ill , public buildings , Rick Jasperse

Should we even talk about guns?

What will Gov. Nathan Deal do if the General Assembly passes a bill next year allowing guns on college campuses and in K-12 schools? . . .

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