- What to do if you are having trouble obtaining a GWL as prescribed in 16-11-129. (4/22/2021)
- Why David Ralston did not bring HB 218 to Floor Vote in his own words! (4/1/2021)
- GeorgiaCarry.Org Requests Governor Kemp to Suspend OCGA 16-11-126 (8/30/2020)
- Clarifying Governor’s Executive Order on GWL Grace Period (7/29/2020)
- Governor Brian Kemp Declares State of Emergency (7/6/2020)
- GCO Responds to “Mayors Against Stand Your Ground” (7/1/2020)
- Wearing Masks and Carrying Guns in Public in Georgia (7/1/2020)
- GCO Member Prevails in Court of Appeals Against Chatham County Probate Judge (6/22/2020)
- Mullis Announces Plans to Sponsor Gun Bill (6/2/2020)
- GeorgiaCarry.Org Endorsements for June 9, 2020 Primary Election (5/30/2020)
HB60 (2014) – Allows for churches to opt-in for legal carry with only a civil penalty of a $100 if a person happens to carry into a prohibited church unknowingly.
HB492 (2015) – Sets the date a GWL can be renewed to 90 days before and 30 days after expiration. The license can be renewed anytime during that 4 months.
HB492 (2015) – Sets the procedure for a State or Superior Court to notify the Probate Court when a GWL holder is convicted of any crime that would disqualify the holder from holding a license.
HB492 (2015) – Changed the definition of weapon in 16-11-173 from the same meaning in 16-11-127.1 to “means any device designed or intended to be used, or capable of being used, for offense or defense, including but not limited to firearms, bladed devices, clubs, electric stun devices, and defense sprays.”
HB492 (2015) – Clarifies that government buildings are off limits only to those who do not hold a valid GWL
HB60 (2014) – Repeals the unnecessary and duplicative state-required license for a firearms dealer, instead requiring only a Federal Firearms License (FFL).
HB492 (2015) – Added “political subdivision and school district” to the list of those who cannot institute gun control laws.
HB492 (2015) – Clarifies that carrying within 150′ of a polling place is off limits ONLY when an election is taking place.
HB492 (2015) – Clarifies the procedure for the State or Superior Courts to determine the validity of a GWL.
HB60 (2014) – Removes the sweeping restrictions on legally carrying a firearm with a WCL in bars, leaving this decision to private property owners.
HB60 (2014) – Lowers the age to obtain a concealed WCL from 21 to 18 for active duty military with specific training.
HB492 (2015) – Clarifies that the Probate Judge cannot require a fingerprint background check when the holder has a valid GWL, regardless of the county the GWL was issued. (The Judges were requiring a background check for any license that was not originally issued in their county. This practice will stop upon this bill being signed and the effective date reached.)
HB60 (2014) – Protects the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding gun owners from being restricted or infringed by executive authority under a declared state of emergency.
HB60 (2014) – Codifies the ability to legally carry, with a WCL, in sterile/non-secure areas of airports.
HB60 (2014) – Prohibits a ban on firearms in public housing, ensuring that the right to self-defense should not be infringed based on where one calls home.
SB308 (2010) – Made carrying on school property a misdemeanor with license and felony without license.
HB492 (2015) – Allows for school systems to decide punishment for any weapon carried to school by a student with the exception of firearms, dangerous weapons or machine guns or unless weapons defined as such in 16-11-127.1 are used in an assault.
HB492 (2015) – Requires the Probate Court to notify GCIC immediately or no later than ten days of any license holder who is involuntarily committed to a mental institution.
HB60 (2014) – Requires reporting of those persons who have been involuntarily hospitalized or have been adjudicated mentally deficient to the NICS system while also providing the ability for relief through an application process to the court system allowing for restoration of gun rights.
HB60 (2014) – Provides a license holder who is notified he or she is in possession of a weapon at an airport screening checkpoint the ability to leave the restricted access area without being charged with a state crime.
HB60 (2014) – Strengthens current firearms preemption statutes through further clarification of the regulatory authority of local governments, excluding firearm discharge ordinances.
HB280 (2017) – Allows a weapons carry license holder to carry a handgun concealed while on campus of public technical schools and public colleges.
HB89 (2008) – Allows people with firearms licenses to carry a firearm into restaurants that serve alcohol, on public transportation, and in state parks.
HB60 (2014) – Creates an absolute defense for the legal use of deadly force in the face of a violent attack.