Tue., April 30, 2013 4:10pm
Gov. Nathan Deal isn’t done overhauling the state’s criminal justice system. He told the Atlanta Press Club Tuesday that next he’ll tackle the task of helping inmates find jobs after prison.
Mon., April 1, 2013 3:42pm
State legislators from both parties say a push to expand gun rights in Georgia is far from over, as there is relatively little disagreement among a majority of lawmakers.
Thu., February 14, 2013 9:43am
A suburban Atlanta sheriff is asking state lawmakers to consider the mental health of a potential gun buyer to be part of a background check.
Thu., February 7, 2013 6:44pm
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Holder told students at Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta on Thursday that there are too many guns in the hands of the wrong people. He said President Obama is pushing for universal background checks.
Thu., February 7, 2013 12:00pm
Demonstrators who say the national debate on gun control shouldn't focus only on assault weapons are gearing up to rally at the corporate headquarters of GLOCK Inc. in Smyrna on Thursday.
Wed., January 9, 2013 10:42am
A state lawmaker is proposing a bill to allow school systems to choose whether principals should be allowed to carry concealed weapons.
Thu., December 20, 2012 12:28am
In the wake of the Sandy Hook school shooting, two college presidents from Georgia are spearheading a national letter-writing campaign for gun safety. Presidents Lawrence Schall of Oglethorpe University and Elizabeth Kiss of Agnes Scott College wrote the letter asking lawmakers to reinstate a ban on military-style semi automatic weapons.
Mon., July 23, 2012 3:42pm
A federal appeals court has upheld a federal district court decision dismissing a lawsuit that claimed Georgia's law banning guns in churches and other places of worship violates constitutional rights to freedom of religion and bearing arms.
Fri., December 17, 2010 4:35pm
Atlanta will not fight laws allowing permitted gun owners to carry into unsecured areas of Hartsfield- Jackson International Airport. A state law passed earlier this year allows weapons in curbside areas. But the measure was met by opposition from Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed.