The CDC called on local and state officials to use data such as truancy records, emergency room visits, domestic abuse allegations and even a parent’s filing for unemployment benefits to identify at-risk children, and then intervene in the elementary- and middle-school years.
“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.
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.
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,”
The woman shot and killed the intruder making his way into her home as her three young children slept.
Georgia homeowner shoots a wigged home invader.
Marchelle Tigner is on a mission: to train at least 1 million women how to shoot a firearm. She had spent no time around guns before joining the National Guard. Now, as a survivor of domestic violence and sexual assault, she wants to give other women of color the training she hadn’t had.
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.
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.