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21 min ago | Christian Newswire

Georgia Right to Life Hails Pro-Life Taxpayer Victory

Contact: Genevieve Wilson, Georgia Right to Life , 770-339-6880 NORCROSS, Ga., April 24, 2014 / Christian Newswire / -- Georgia Right to Life Co-Executive Director Genevieve Wilson today praised Governor Nathan Deal for signing SB 98 a law that prohibits using taxpayer funds to pay for abortion insurance coverage in Georgia.

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4 hrs ago | Crescent-News.com

Nation & World Briefs 04-24-14 Ga. law allows licensed owners to...

Criticized by one group as the "guns everywhere" bill, Georgia took a big step Wednesday toward expanding where licensed carriers can take their weapons, with the governor signing a law that allows them in bars without restriction and in some churches, schools and government buildings under certain circumstances.

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8 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

Guns in Bars: What Could Go Wrong?By Cliff Schecter

Georgia's new law allows them everywhere-in libraries, at school-and permits felons to claim a Stand Your Ground defense.

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9 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

First Slice 4/23/14: Deal expected to sign controversial 'guns everywhere' bill today

Gov. Nathan Deal is planning to sign H.B. 60 - legislation that expands gun rights in airports, bars, and churches, among other places - sometime today in Ellijay.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Two Middle Georgia school leaders oppose gun bill

The chiefs of two midstate school systems oppose a new law that gives school boards the leeway to allow guns on school property.

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GPB.org

Georgia Law OKs Guns In Schools, Churches

Georgians will now be able to carry firearms in such places as schools, bars, churches and government buildings under a sweeping new law signed by the governor on Wednesday.

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Washington Post

Georgia law expands rights on carrying guns

Judith Skinner, mother of Indianapolis police officer Kim Carmack, and Dustin Carmack, son of Kim Carmack, take one last look at the casket after the burial services at Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis on Wednesday.

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Daily Kos

Guns Everywhere -- GA Just Went There, So You Shouldn't

Today Georgia's Republican governor Nathan Deal signed the bill opponents have dubbed the "Guns Everywhere" bill, allowing guns in schools, churches, government buildings, certain areas of airports, bars, etc.

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KSDK-TV Saint Louis

New Georgia law allows guns in schools, churches and bars

It's legal for licensed gun owners in Georgia to pack heat in bars, schools, churches and some government buildings.

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WALB-TV Albany

Who is packing heat in public places?

Permitted gun holders can soon freely carry their gun in more places in Georgia, after Governor Deal signed a bill expanding gun rights.

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Statesboro Herald

Deal signs bill expanding gun rights in Georgia

Gov. Nathan Deal, seated, signs House Bill 60 into law Wednesday in Ellijay, Ga.

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The Washington Post

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Surrounded by bill supporters, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signs House Bill 60 into law on Wednesday.

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WRDW-TV Augusta

Gov. Deal signs gun bill expanding carrying laws

A few hundred gun rights advocates gathered to watch Wednesday's bill signing at an event in Ellijay with top officials including House Speaker David Ralston and bill sponsor Rep. Rick Jasperse.

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ThinkProgress

Georgia Governor Signs Bill Allowing Guns In Bars, Churches, Libraries And Schools

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal just signed a law former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' organization described as " the most extreme gun bill in America ."

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WCTV Tallahassee

Georgia College Releases State Of The State Poll

The Georgia College Department of Government and Sociology has released the first edition of Georgia's State of the State Poll.

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Time

Georgia Governor to Sign Sweeping Gun Bill

Critics call the far-reaching legislation allowing guns in bars, schools and churches the "Guns Everywhere Act," but supporters say it restores Second Amendment rights Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal will sign into law Wednesday radical new gun legislation that will allow licensed owners to carry firearms into more public places than at any time in the ... (more)

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LaGrange Daily News

Former prisoners deserve chance to find gain...

I talk about poverty issues a lot and hear the same question all the time: "Why don't they just get a job?" Many people won't ask the question straight out, but the underlying assumptions always seem to bubble up: "If they would just get a job and work hard, they wouldn't be poor."

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News 12 WRDW

Fans wanting James Brown movie shown in Augusta asking for Governor Deal's help

Even though James Brown made Augusta and Beech Island his home, the Get On Up movie, about his life wasn't filmed here.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Rep. Frye sees nonprofit assistance bill signed by Gov. Deal

So as it turns out, a Democratic legislator - even a new one - can get things done in the predominantly Republican state legislature.

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GPB.org

Georgia Governor To Sign 'Unprecedented' Gun Bill

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal will sign a controversial gun bill Wednesday in Ellijay at a ceremony and luncheon that's expected to attract many supporters and double as a Second Amendment rally.

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