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Claxton, GA
Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Black women picking up firearms for self-defense

Marchelle Tigner is on a mission: to train at least 1 million women how to shoot a firearm. She had spent no time around guns before joining the National Guard. Now, as a survivor of domestic violence and sexual assault, she wants to give other women of color the training she hadn’t had.

Campus carry among new Georgia laws taking effect in July

Dozens of new laws are now in effect with the start of Georgia’s fiscal year, including an end to a ban on guns on the state’s public college campuses.

What’s happened to the pro-gun wish list in Washington?

Gun rights advocates entered the Trump era with high hopes. After years of frustration they thought a gun-friendly president and Congress would advance their agenda. At the top of the list: a gun-owner’s ability to bring a legal weapon across any state lines, a policy known as reciprocity.

Man sentenced for lying to firearms dealers during gun deal

Two men have been sentenced to two years in prison for lying to a federal firearms licensee to purchase several guns.

University System of GA issues “guidance” on new campus carry laws

Beginning July 1, legal weapons carry permit holders will be allowed to carry firearms on public college and university campuses around Georgia and the University System of Georgia is prepping facilities and campuses weeks early for the coming changes.

Deal signs campus carry into law

Students aged 21 and older who are otherwise legally permitted to carry a firearm can now do so on public college and university campuses.

Trump to NRA: ‘You have a true friend in the White...

For nearly a decade, gun owners felt like they were living on pins and needles, worried about gun rights being taken away and feeling as though their way of life was scorned and under attack....but now?

Up against NRA, gun control advocates still voice optimism

In the face of daunting presidential election results and a formidable NRA, the groups that stand in opposition to looser gun laws say they are ready to rumble.

Virginia added to Georgia’s Firearms License Reciprocity List

Another state has been added to the list for firearms license reciprocity.

Authorities Fighting Spike of Gun Thefts in Georgia

Federal authorities say they're working to fight gun trafficking in Georgia, including a dramatic increase in thefts of guns from licensed firearms dealers.
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