Tag Archives: gun carry laws

Senate passes ‘campus carry,’ two other gun bills

The campus carry bill passes the Georgia Senate — but will Gov. Nathan Deal veto it again? . . .

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Ga. Supreme Court tosses gun carry group’s lawsuit

A lawsuit filed by GeorgiaCarry attempting to rewrite the state’s gun laws is dismissed by the Georgia Supreme Court . . .

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Actually, Deal did sign some weapons bills

Gov. Nathan Deal is being broadsided by conservatives for vetoing two gun carry bills, but he also signed three measures that will widen the legal carrying of deadly weapons in public places . . .

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Ralston: Yes on medical marijuana, no on Medicaid expansion, mixed messages on guns and religion

Speaker David Ralston is on board with medical marijuana, but not with Medicaid expansion . . .

Tags: David Ralston , gun carry laws , Medicaid expansion , medical marijuana , private school tax break , religious freedom

Olens offers his interpretations of the new gun laws

Attorney General Sam Olens tries to answer some of the questions raised by the state’s gun carry laws . . .

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House tries to force Senate to take stand on gun carry bill

The House uses a procedural maneuver to try to force a Senate vote on a controversial gun carry bill . . .

Tags: Alan Powell , bank fees , campus carry , financial disclosure , GHSA , gun carry laws , interest

ACCG has some problems with the gun bill

The lobbying organization for county governments is worried about two provisions of the gun carry bill working its way through the Legislature . . .

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Some major issues run aground as Legislature adjourns

Major legislation involving gun carry laws, riparian rights, abortion and unemployment benefits fails to pass in the dying hours of the legislative session . . .

Tags: Abortion , Alan Powell , David Ralston , Flint River , gun carry laws , Mike Crane , riparian rights , Ross Tolleson

Majority of Georgians polled support gun control proposals

A recent poll commissioned by WXIA-TV Atlanta found a majority of Georgians supported more restrictive gun carry laws . . .

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Political Notes – Loudermilk wants to eliminate Medicaid

State Sen. Barry Loudermilk says the solution to Medicaid’s budget problems would be to eliminate the program entirely; former legislators will be making their return to the General Assembly . . .

Tags: Barry Loudermilk , Charles Gregory , former legislators , gun carry laws , Judson Hill , Medicaid , NRA