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.
Mon., January 28, 2013 10:02am
There's been a lot of talk about gun laws since a shooter killed 20 children at a Connecticut elementary school in December. So far in the Georgia Capitol, there's been little action.
Thu., December 20, 2012 3:46pm
The FBI reported a record number of background checks for gun sales in November. Now, in the wake of the school shooting in Connecticut, some gun retailers are reporting low inventory and phones that ring non-stop.
Tue., August 28, 2012 3:09pm
The Army says it has arrested all members of an anarchist militia. The group is accused of plotting to overthrow Fort Stewart in southeast Georgia.
Mon., August 27, 2012 11:56am
Prosecutors say a murder case against four soldiers in Georgia has revealed they formed an anarchist militia within the U.S. military with plans to overthrow the federal government.
Thu., December 22, 2011 5:49pm
Gun owners would not submit fingerprints or go through background checks under a proposed bill. But critics say the measure would jeopardize public safety.
Thu., December 8, 2011 7:38am
A House lawmaker has pre-filed legislation that would make getting a concealed weapon permit voluntary. It would eliminate the requirement for a permit to carry a gun or knife longer than 5 inches that is not visible.
Thu., October 6, 2011 8:55am
A federal appeals court is set to consider whether Georgia's ban on guns in places of worship is constitutional. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta will hear arguments Thursday on whether the 2010 law violates the First Amendment's religious freedom protections. The challenge was brought by GeorgiaCarry.org. The gun rights group maintains that religious institutions should be allowed to decide whether to allow firearms inside.
Thu., May 5, 2011 1:24pm
A Georgia gun store owner has lost another round in court against New York City. It’s the latest legal chapter over the issue of what the city called “rogue” dealers providing criminals easy access to guns.
Thu., March 17, 2011 12:48pm
With Wednesday's long legislative day known as Crossover Day now past, state lawmakers roll-up their sleeves for the final 10 working days of the 40-day General Assembly.