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Georgia has some of the weakest gun laws in the country. The legislature continues to introduce harmful legislation, including bills to allow the carry of guns in sensitive places and recently passing permitless carry legislation.

1,868 In an average year, 1,868 people die by guns in Georgia. More at EveryStat.
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The Legislature also fulfilled its ”guns everywhere” agenda, by allowing guns to be carried nearly anywhere in the state—from the busy Atlanta airport to college campuses. To become a safer state, Georgia should enact legislation to repeal its dangerous Shoot First (so-called “Stand Your Ground”) law, keep guns out of the hands of domestic abusers, and repeal Guns on Campus.

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Open letter to Wanda Cooper-Jones, mother of Ahmaud Arbery, and all Americans

An open letter to all Americans, Like too many Black mothers in America, we know the pain Ahmaud Arbery’s mother, Wanda Cooper-Jones, is feeling. We are part of a community we didn’t choose—a community of mothers whose children have been taken by gun violence and then blamed for their own… Continue