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Do you agree with the Senate? Should guns be allowed in restaurants and MARTA trains?
Yes 87.76% 5942
No 12.24% 829
Grits, gravy and guns: Georgia passes law allowing guns in restaurants
this is making news nation wide congratulations.
do what you can with what you have where you are at (theodore roosevelt)
Yes 87.74% 5946
No 12.26% 831
By the way, Governor Purdue signed HB 89 into law and it will go into effect July 1st.
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From Georgia Carry
May 14th, 2008
At approximately 3 p.m. on May 14, 2008, Gov. Sonny Perdue signed HB 89 into law. The bill, sponsored and advocated by GCO, is the most important pro-gun legislation in the history of Georgia. When the bill takes effect on July 1, 2008, it no longer will be a separate crime, for people with firearms licenses to carry a firearm into a restaurant that serves alcohol, on public transportation, or in state parks. The bill also relaxes car carry restrictions for people eligible for firearms licenses and tightens the time frames for issuance of firearms licenses by probate judges.
The author of the bill, Rep. Tim Bearden worked tirelessly to see it passed, and GCO thanks him for his unwavering support. Sen. John Douglas championed the bill in the senate. Both legislators recently received GCO’s Legislator of the Year and Senator of the Year awards, respectively. GCO congratulates the leadership and members of both the senate and the house for shepherding this important legislation, and the governor for signing it into law.
GCO also wishes to thank its many members who attended public hearings (that Maureen Downey of the AJC claims never occurred) and media events, and who contacted their legislators and the governor in support of the bill. Without the support of GCO members, this “dangerous bill” that makes Georgia “become less safe” (according to Ms. Downey) never would have been possible.
It'd be nice to see some momentum from this spill over to us in your neighboring state!!!!
Congrats to y'all!!!
You guys can stop voting in that poll now ;)
I haven't stopped smiling since Wednesday afternoon when i heard that the Gov had signed HB 89, even Thursday when I found out my job of eight years is going away.