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The Flaws in Georgia's Campus Carry Bill

The Flaws in Georgia’s Campus Carry Bill

At least one flaw in an update to Georgia's concealed weapons law caused one gun-supporting member of the House of Representatives to vote against it. "I am not opposed to the bill," said Rep. Clay Pirkle (R-Turner County). "I looked at the bill. I had questions and insufficient time to get answers. If I don't…

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Georgia Supreme Court Rules on Campus Carry Laws

Georgia Supreme Court Rules on Campus Carry Laws

The Georgia Supreme Court ruled last week upholding the weaker of two campus carry laws signed by Gov. Nathan Deal in 2014. The high court affirmed an earlier ruling to dismiss a complaint filed by the gun rights group GeorgiaCarry.org against the state Code Revision Commission. The issue started when Deal signed HB 862 into law on…

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Georgia Woman Shoots Home Invader

Georgia Woman Shoots Home Invader

The crying woman told a 911 operator she “shot him as much as I could” and moments later police found her would-be attacker dead in the back yard of her Gwinnett County home. Gwinnett County Sheriff's Dept. Gwinnett authorities say Israel Perez Puentes, 34, was killed when he entered a Duluth home and tried to…

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