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Virginia added to Georgia’s Firearms License Reciprocity List

Another state has been added to the list for firearms license reciprocity.

Authorities Fighting Spike of Gun Thefts in Georgia

Federal authorities say they're working to fight gun trafficking in Georgia, including a dramatic increase in thefts of guns from licensed firearms dealers.

Senator Jack Hill votes NO on campus carry legislation after voting...

South Georgia's state Senator Jack Hill voted against allowing firearms on campus for already-legal weapons carry permit holders on Tuesday when the bill hit...

‘Campus Carry’ Back for Debate, Georgia Southern PD responds

House Bill 280, known as the Campus Carry bill, is back in the state agenda. Georgia House of Representatives first heard the bill at...

Campus gun bill clears House committee hurdle

There are just three legislative days remaining before the Crossover day deadline, the point at which legislation must clear its respective chamber to be...

Congress blocks rule barring mentally impaired from guns

On a vote of 57-43, the Senate backed the resolution, just one of several early steps by the Republican-led Congress to undo regulations implemented by former President Barack Obama.

Judge says states can’t have looser gun laws than feds

Controversy stirred as several states passed laws dictating that accessories and ammunition manufactured and kept within the borders of the respective state are exempt from federal gun control laws

School shootings rise when economy struggles, study suggests

Researchers analyzed data from 379 shootings in schools between 1990 and 2013 and found a link between changes in national and local unemployment rates and the frequency of shootings.

New state rep files “Constitutional Carry” bill

If this bill becomes law, a law-abiding citizen would be able to open or conceal carry a pistol in Georgia, essentially making the weapons permit an option in Georgia.

Gun industry, suicide prevention forge unlikely alliance

Two unlikely allies — the gun industry and a leading suicide prevention group — are coming together to tackle suicide.
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