Sunday, May 12, 2013
"It's not going to go away," says SB 101's sponsor, Sen. Frank Ginn.
The campus carry bill, HB 512, didn't pass in the last session of the Georgia General Assembly. The Board of Regents, the Chancellor of the University System and the Presidents of Georgia's public universities and colleges opposed it. As did many parents, faculty and community members. No matter. According to Senator Frank Ginn (R-Danielsville), "that bill is alive and well and in the Conference Committee right now. It could be passed on the first day of the session next year." Ginn told people who attended a Federation of Neighborhoods meeting Monday night that his pupose in introducing SB 101 was to address reciprocity between Georgia and South Carolina for licensed gun owners. His bill more or less got away from him, and other …
A Kentucky boy accidentally shot his 2-year-old sister to death with a gun he got for his birthday.
Two-year-old Caroline Sparks loved playing outside, singing, and her 5-year-old brother, who accidentally shot her to death last week with the .22-caliber rifle he got for his birthday. CNN reports the children's mother had stepped outside for just a few minutes when the accident occurred. It was the third time in about a month that someone was shot to death by a child under 6. The boy's gun was a Crickett rifle marketed specifically for young children as "my first rifle," the CNN story said. The gun stocks come in colors such as pink and blue. Officials in Kentucky noted that gun ownership among young children is common in the area. “It’s a normal way of life, and it’s not just rural Kentucky, it’s rural America – hunting and shooting and…
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
The class will be held March 9.
The Kennesaw Police Department is doing its part to educate residents on gun ownership and safety. Officers will facilitate a gun safety class from 10 a.m. to noon March 9 at the Ben Robertson Community Center, 2753 Watts Dr. "The agenda will consist of ... basic firearms safety and Georgia gun laws," Office Scott Luther said in a news release. "Free gun locks will also be available while supplies last. Please do not bring any firearms or weapons to the class." Registration is required. Click here to register for the class. For more information, contact Lt. Craig Graydon at 770-429-4533 or email@example.com.