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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Road map for reducing teen gun violence remains unfulfilled

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.

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,”

GA mother shoots,kills home intruder while children sleep

The woman shot and killed the intruder making his way into her home as her three young children slept.

Georgia Homeowner Shoots, Kills Wig-Wearing Intruder

Georgia homeowner shoots a wigged home invader.

Black women picking up firearms for self-defense

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.

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.
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