On the first day of Georgia’s new law expanding the right to carry, we had a pair of gun-toting firearm enthusiasts – one of whom wasn’t sure that the fellow in front of him was a good guy with a gun - in a draw-down |Political Insider with Jim Galloway
Georgia May Turn Blue and Democrat Jason Carter Leads Gov. Nathan Deal - A new Insider Advantage poll of the state has found that Democratic candidate Jason Carter is leading Republican Gov. Nathan Deal, 41%-38%.
Nathan Deal signs broad gun rights expansion - House Bill 60, which passed in the final hours of this year’s legislative session, allows Georgians to legally carry firearms in a wide range of new places, including schools, bars, churches and government buildings. A recent analysis also said it could let felons use the state’s “stand your ground” rules to claim self-defense if they feel threatened. : ajc 4/23/14 #Ga
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is being pressured not to sign into law a religious liberty bill by pro-same-sex advocates.
Congratulations to Myron Faircloth, BU '02, on his recent appointment by Georgia Governor Nathan Deal to the state's Special Advisory Commission on Mandated Health Insurance Benefits. Faircloth is a faculty member at the School of Nursing at Valdosta State University and practices rural family medicine. He is "humbled and honored to serve the State of Georgia and represent my Alma Mater."
(Adds law to ban assisted suicide and details on Arizona) By David Beasley ATLANTA, May 1 (Reuters) - Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed into law two pieces of legislation on Tuesday to restrict late-term abortions and outlaw assisted suicide in the state. The first law banned most abortions after 20 weeks' pregnancy, making Georgia the eighth U.S. state to outlaw most late-term abortions based on controversial research that a fetus can feel…