Sunday, September 24, 2017

Teen shootings stain Savannah’s renown for Southern charm

“Juvenile violent crime is off the charts,” James Durham, the acting U.S. attorney based in Savannah, said during a recent community meeting on crime.

GA’s Attorney General joins 21 states to protect second Amendment rights

Georgia's Attorney General, Chris Carr, has joined a 21-state coalition in urging the U.S. Supreme Court to defend the rights of gun owners in West Virginia and beyond.

NRA Names Georgia Lawmaker Defender of Freedom

Is it your state representative?

WATCH: NRA’s video message to ‘elites’: ‘We’re coming for you’

Using the hashtags #counterresistance and #clenchedfistoftruth, the NRA has put out a series of videos that announce a “shot across the bow,” and say the gun-rights group is “coming for you” and that “elites ... threaten our very survival,”

Campus carry among new Georgia laws taking effect in July

Dozens of new laws are now in effect with the start of Georgia’s fiscal year, including an end to a ban on guns on the state’s public college campuses.

What’s happened to the pro-gun wish list in Washington?

Gun rights advocates entered the Trump era with high hopes. After years of frustration they thought a gun-friendly president and Congress would advance their agenda. At the top of the list: a gun-owner’s ability to bring a legal weapon across any state lines, a policy known as reciprocity.

University System of GA issues “guidance” on new campus carry laws

Beginning July 1, legal weapons carry permit holders will be allowed to carry firearms on public college and university campuses around Georgia and the University System of Georgia is prepping facilities and campuses weeks early for the coming changes.

Deal signs campus carry into law

Students aged 21 and older who are otherwise legally permitted to carry a firearm can now do so on public college and university campuses.

Trump to NRA: ‘You have a true friend in the White...

For nearly a decade, gun owners felt like they were living on pins and needles, worried about gun rights being taken away and feeling as though their way of life was scorned and under attack....but now?

Up against NRA, gun control advocates still voice optimism

In the face of daunting presidential election results and a formidable NRA, the groups that stand in opposition to looser gun laws say they are ready to rumble.