Over the weekend,1,500 Black firearm owners attended the first-ever convention of the National Association of African American Gun Owners, or NAAGA, in Atlanta. What's next for the group?
A year after the mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas, the NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll found the highest percentage in a decade said ending gun violence trumps protecting gun rights.
Zoo Atlanta has updated its weapons policy to allow guests to carry guns onto its grounds. The zoo originally changed the policy in September, banning people from bringing guns.
In a moment where gun violence has reached record highs, educators say they alone can’t keep students safe.
An individual right to own a gun for personal protection is an idea deeply ingrained in American culture, but until Dick Heller came along, there was little actual legal framework to back that belief.
The abrupt cancellation of Atlanta's September Music Midtown Festival has infuriated music fans. The event's organizer, Live Nation, has not officially said what led to the cancellation, but reports say Georgia's gun laws are to blame. Phil Evans, a gun rights advocate has also been blamed for the loss of this year's festival. He spoke with GPB's Peter Biello.
The CEO of a Georgia gun manufacturer testified in front of Congress on Wednesday, as part of an ongoing investigation by lawmakers into what is fueling the country’s high rates of gun violence.
The new show on GPB-TV, Lawmakers: Beyond the Dome, explores Georgia's new law which allows carrying concealed handguns in public without a license.
A panel of the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Wednesday the law violates the right to bear arms.
Kemp's signature on Senate Bill 319 etched so-called "constitutional carry" into law.
Georgians will soon be able to carry a concealed handgun in public without first obtaining a license from the state, as the General Assembly passed legislation that the governor promises to sign into law.
Under current law, gun owners must file an application for a weapons carry license if they want to carry a concealed firearm in public. Proponents argue the new measure simply does away with unnecessary paperwork for those already legally able to carry a gun. But critics worry about who will slip through the cracks.
Senate lawmakers backed a bill that does away with the need for a permit to carry a concealed handgun in public.
The bill would allow Georgians to carry a concealed handgun without first obtaining a permit.
"I believe the United States Constitution grants the citizens of our state the right to carry a firearm without state government approval," Kemp said.