Archive for the 'Floyd County Preemption' Category

Supreme Court Transfers WONG Case to Court of Appeals

Friday, August 7th, 2015

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 Files Brief in Air Show Appeal

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

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.


Floyd County Judge Denies GCO Injunction Request

Sunday, October 19th, 2014

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 Sues Floyd County and Chief Deputy for Gun Ban at Floyd County Airport

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

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.