On September 1, 2016, the Superior Court of Fulton County ruled that land leased by the Atlanta Botanical Garden from the City of Atlanta is “private” and therefore subject to the rules established by the Garden (including a prohibition against carrying guns there). The opinion and other case documents may be found here.
On May 9, 2016, the Supreme Court of Georgia reversed a ruling of the Fulton County Superior Court dismissing GCO’s lawsuit against the Atlanta Botanical Gardens. In the lawsuit, GCO and member Phillip Evans seek declaratory and injunctive relief against the Gardens because the Gardens claims to have the authority to ban guns on its…
The Supreme Court of Georgia has transferred GCO’s challenge of the ban of firearms at the Wings Over North Georgia airshow to the Court of Appeals. The order doing so may be viewed here.
GCO has filed its opening brief in its appeal of its case against Floyd County, challenging the firearms ban at the Wings Over North Georgia airshow. The brief may be read here.
GCO has filed a brief as an “amicus curiae” (friend of the court) in the 9th Circuit case of Nesbitt v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. In the case, the U.S. District Court in Idaho ruled that the Corps’ ban on carrying loaded firearms on Corps property violates the Second Amendment, and the Corps appealed.…
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.