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New Georgia Gun Law Expands Whrere Owners Can Carry Weapons

Story By: Larry Stine

 

 

 
 
 
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  Original Published: 4/24/2014

A new law in Georgia vastly expands where gun-owners can carry their weapons. With a sweep of his pen, Republican Governor Nathan Deal signed the controversial legislation into law Wednesday. House Bill 60 allows Georgians to legally carry firearms in many public places now including schools, bars, churches and government buildings. Deal says the bill creates positive changes in the state's gun laws. Critics dubbed the legislation the "guns everywhere" bill for its broad scope.

   
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