Gunnin’ for the law
1982 - Major Ken Carter of the Kennesaw Police Department proudly displays one of the many different bumper stuckers being printed up in the area. (Andy Sharp/AJC staff)
With Georgia House Bill 60 going into effect July 1, the nation, if not the world, is weighing in on gun legislation in the Peach State. The so-called “guns everywhere” legislation specifies where Georgia residents can carry weapons. Included are provisions that allow residents who have concealed carry permits to take guns into some bars, churches, school zones, government buildings and certain parts of airports.
This isn’t the first time Georgia gun laws have caught global attention. The Photo Vault looks back 32 years ago when an ordinance in Kennesaw required every head of household to possess a firearm and ammunition. Go to myajc.com to read more.