A Trump administration ban on the devices, which enable a shooter to rapidly fire multiple rounds from semi-automatic weapons after an initial trigger pull, was struck down by a federal appeals court.
The measure requires an ownership fee, a safety course, fingerprinting, and a background check in order to obtain a gun permit.
Most U.S. adults want to see gun laws made stricter and think gun violence is increasing nationwide. That's according to a new poll that finds broad public support for a variety of gun restrictions.
Sources tell The Atlanta Voice officials at Atlanta Motor Speedway, the home of two annual Nascar Cup Series races, AMA Monster Energy Supercross and the Georgia State Fair, among other events that cater to large crowds, are making a pitch for Music Midtown, which would at least keep the event in the state of Georgia.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: Music Midtown has been canceled, allegedly because of Georgia's gun laws. Plus, the State Department of Revenue will allow Georgians to claim embryos on income tax deductions. Meanwhile, Tamar Hallerman provides an update on the latest in the Fulton County probe.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Music Midtown canceled the annual festival at Piedmont Park because of legal concerns over the organizers' ability to ban guns during the two-day event.
Monday on Political Rewind: U.S. Rep. Lucy McBath will be at the White House to celebrate the passage of new gun legislation. Plus, a House committee wants to speak to Daniel Defense, which manufactured the rifle used in the Uvalde Massacre. Also, we talk of Georgia's new importance in primary contests.
A bill before Canada's Parliament aims to stop the spread of handguns — but one of the most difficult challenges for Canada is the guns being smuggled over the border from the U.S.
People seeking to carry concealed handguns in New York will be required to hand over their social media accounts for a review of their "character and conduct." Some worry about free speech concerns.
Overwhelming majorities want to see universal background checks, raising the age to buy any kind of gun to 21 and red flag laws. But just a quarter trust the government to look out for them.
"Congress needs to have the courage to act and renew the assault weapons ban," Harris told a teachers convention in Chicago before visiting the shooting scene at nearby Highland Park.
The president's signing comes just over a month after the mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, killed 19 children and two adults.
A bill would include incentives for states to pass red-flag laws, funding for school safety and mental health resources, expanded background checks and more.
Changes to gun laws in Georgia have tended to go in the opposite direction of what Saturday’s marchers would like to see. Residents across much of Georgia value firearms and view government attempts to limit access as invitations to tyranny.