Tag Archives: gun laws

Senate passes weapons bills, but no changes in ‘campus carry’

Gov. Nathan Deal’s request to make some changes in the “campus carry” firearms bill will evidently fall on deaf ears in the Legislature . . .

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Deal demands changes in ‘campus carry’ bill

Gov. Nathan Deal says he wants some revisions in a gun bill before he can sign it . . .

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Legislature passes gun bill, but not medical marijuana

Lawmakers adopt a ‘guns everywhere’ bill but can’t agree on a version of medical marijuana legislation . . .

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Consolidated gun bill passed by House panel

The General Assembly moves closer to final passage of a bill that will open up more public places to firearms . . .

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Political Notes – House passes bill expanding gun carry rights

More gun carry bills are speeding their way through the House of Representatives . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , gun laws , Jim Tysinger , Quimby Melton , retired judges , state of the union

Lawmakers prepare for a new session

Get ready for a new session of the General Assembly — a look at some of the major issues that will be in play . . .

Tags: 2013 session , budget , ethics , General Assembly , gun laws , healthcare , lobbyists

Political Notes – Gingrey will ‘listen’ to gun control ideas

Rep. Phil Gingrey says he might be open to some gun law changes, defends the rape remarks of Missouri senatorial candidate Todd Akin . . .

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Georgia law banning guns in churches will remain in effect

U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear a challenge to a Georgia law that bans the carrying of firearms in places of worship, in effect upholding the ban . . .

Tags: firearms in churches , gun laws , Supreme Court

Political News – Deal is eagerly awaiting the healthcare ruling

Gov. Nathan Deal has some things to say about the healthcare act, even before the U.S. Supreme Court ruling is released . . .

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Political Notes – Cain tied with Romney in national poll

Herman Cain continues his ascent in polls of likely Republican primary voters — he’s either tied with or ahead of Mitt Romney in latest two polls . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , Duke Blackburn , Ed Stone , gun laws , Herman Cain , Mitt Romney , regina thomas , Republican polls , Senate District 28 election , Tom Bordeaux