In the face of GCO’s pending motion for an interlocutory injunction, the City of Roswell has agreed to stop searching visitors to the police department. The metal detector has been removed from the lobby. In addition, Roswell has agreed to reimburse GCO for its costs of bringing a lawsuit to force this resolution, and to pay for GCO’s attorney’s fees.
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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit has affirmed the denial of a preliminary injunction in GCO’s case against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The opinion may be read here.
The Court of Appeals of Georgia has dismissed a GCO member’s lawsuit against officers that arrested him for refusing to prove his identity. The opinion may be found here.
GCO has filed comments in the ATF proposal to ban popular M855 (“green tip” 5.56) ammunition. The comments can be viewed here.
GCO has filed a lawsuit against the City of Roswell for conducting metal detector searches of everyone who enters the police department and prohibiting people from carrying weapons not prohibited by state law (i.e., pocket knives and certain firearms). The complaint, which seeks declaratory and injunctive relief, may be found here.
GCO has filed a lawsuit against the Code Revision Commission, its members, and the Governor for their failure to implement, publish, and give effect to the bulk of House Bill 826, which decriminalized carrying firearms in “school safety zones” for GWL holders. The suit seeks a writ of mandamus against the Code Revision Commission and its members, requiring them to publish in the Official Code of Georgia Annotated the complete enactment of the General Assembly in HB 826. It also seeks a declaration against the governor that it is not a crime for a GWL holder to carry a firearm within a school safety zone. A copy of the complaint may be found here.
Florida Carry has filed an amicus curiae brief in support of GCO’s appeal to the 11th Circuit against the Corps of Engineers. The brief may be found here.
GCO has filed its opening brief in its appeal of the denial of a preliminary injunction in its case against the Corps of Engineers at Lake Allatoona. The brief may be found here.
Floyd County Superior Court Judge Walter Matthews has denied GCO’s motion for an interlocutory injunction in the case against the county for banning guns at the Floyd County Airport and at the Wings Over North Georgia airshow. The order denying the injunction can be found here.
GCO has filed a lawsuit seeking a declaration that Floyd County’s ordinance banning guns at the county airport is preempted by state law. Also named as a defendant is the Chief Deputy of the Floyd County Sheriff’s office, who told a GCO member that it was a waste of time to try to explain to the member why it was lawful for the Sheriff to ban guns at the Wings Over North Georgia airshow, and emphatically stating that the ban would be enforced. A copy of the Complaint may be found here.