STATEMENT ON THE LATEST TRAGEDY ON THE OREGON CAMPUS

Media Statement www.gunsensega.org Contact: Melinda Ennis, 404-729-1446 melindagunsense@gmail.org COALITION MOURNS UMPQUA COLLEGE VICTIMS & REJECTS GEORGIA’S CAMPUS CARRY BILL (Atlanta, GA) October 2, 2015–The GUNSENSE GEORGIA COALITION sends its deepest...

Father of slain journalist calls for stricter gun laws

2 in Virginia were fatally shot on air by ex-TV co-worker. Hawes Spencer and Richard Pérez Peña ©2015 The New York Times WDBJ-TV reporter Nadine Maeser hugs a man outside the station in Roanoke, Va., Thursday. The colleagues of reporter Alison Parker and cameraman...

ACCIDENTAL SHOOTING IN AUGUSTA PRIMARY SCHOOL

Press Release 8/25/2015 GUNSENSE GEORGIA COALITION SADDENED BY AUGUSTA SCHOOL SHOOTING AND GEORGIA’S INCREASED GUN VIOLENCE (Atlanta, GA) August 25, 2015- The GunSense Georgia Coalition has issued the comments below regarding today’s accidental shooting at Hornsby...

Hartsfield-Jackson No. 1 for taken guns

from Saturday, August 1 AJC… AIRPORT SECURITY Hartsfield-Jackson No. 1 for taken guns State’s expanded gun rights may be factor as confiscations grow.   By Kelly Yamanouchi  kyamanouchi@ajc.com   Hartsfield-Jackson leads the nation’s airports in the number of...

How Straw purchasing in Georgia kills people nationwide

Federal law prohibits straw purchasing, but Georgia gun dealers and pawn shops do it anyway.  This practice contributes to Georgia’s standing as one of the top sellers of guns used in commission of crimes nationwide. A gun used to kill a police officer in...

Gun Tragedy in Charleston

GunSense Georgia is deeply saddened by news of the senseless killing of nine members of the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, SC. Following is a press release distributed on June 18 to major news outlets… GUNSENSE GEORGIA COALITION MOURNS...