Posts tagged with "guns"

Intersections – Locked and loaded

Posted by Dena Mellick October 14, 2015

By Nicki Salcedo I grew up with water guns. Cheap plastic weapons of happiness. There were no rules. Nothing was off limits. Our first target was usually the face and then the crotch. We were merciless in our play fighting. By the time I had kids, I couldn’t find water guns. They’d been renamed things […]

Correction – New law doesn’t apply to Square Pub

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 30, 2014

Editor’s note:  The initial reporting on House Bill 60 was incorrect. While Square Pub was quoted accurately, the premise behind the questions was not accurate. For the most up to date information, click here.  Another Decatur bar has announced that it will not allow guns on its premises in response to a bill that expands the […]

(VIDEO) – Carter defends ‘guns everywhere’ vote

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 28, 2014

Republican Gov. Nathan Deal signed a bill that broadens the rights of gun owners, a bill his Democratic challenger in the upcoming elections voted for. State Sen. Jason Carter, D-42, in an April 21 MSNBC interview explained why he was the only Democrat in the Senate to vote for House Bill 60, called the “guns everywhere” bill by […]

Correction – New law doesn’t apply to Thinking Man

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 24, 2014

Editor’s note:  The initial reporting on House Bill 60 was incorrect. While Thinking Man and Kirkyard were quoted accurately, the premise behind the questions was not accurate. For the most up to date information, click here.  The Thinking Man Tavern in Decatur is telling customers that guns are not welcome there. The Tavern, located on […]

Town Hall – Rep. Abrams will recap session

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 8, 2014

House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams, D-89, will recap the 2014 session of the state General Assembly during a town hall meeting on Saturday, April 12. The meeting will be held at Greater Piney Grove Baptist Church, 1879 Glenwood Avenue S.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30316. The event starts at 10 am and lasts until noon.  Abrams represents Kirkwood. […]

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