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2008-09-28 12:00:27

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit seeking to let licensed gun owners bring firearms into non-secure parts of Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. U.S. District Judge Marvin Shoob ruled the gun advocacy group GeorgiaCarry.org, did not support its argument that guns should be allowed outside security checkpoints at Hartsfield-Jackson -- the world's busiest airport, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Sunday. Georgia law allows weapons on public transit and...

2008-08-12 09:01:13

A U.S judge says he won't allow gun rights supporters to carry concealed weapons in Atlanta's busy international airport. U.S. District Court Judge Marvin Shoob ruled Monday against a request by the group GeorgiaCarry.org and a Georgia state legislator to temporarily allow the public to carry concealed guns in the non-secure parts of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport while the details of how a new state gun rights law affects the airport are sorted out, The Atlanta...

2008-08-11 12:00:48

A ban on carrying firearms at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport should not be enforced, a lawsuit alleges. Officials with GeorgiaCarry.org are suing the airport and the city of Atlanta in an attempt to earn a temporary injunction that would stop the firearm ban from being enforced at the popular airport, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution said Monday. Attorney John Monroe, who is representing the firearms group, said his side is "confident" the case will result in an...

2008-08-08 06:00:42

By Thomas Frank WASHINGTON -- The Transportation Security Administration may allow airports to ban firearms from terminals, parking lots, roads and other airport areas where many states currently allow passengers to carry lethal weapons. Airport officials and lawmakers are watching closely as the TSA weighs a request by Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to modify its security program to impose an airportwide ban on guns. It is the first such request to TSA from an...

2008-07-03 09:00:54

By John Sullivan A decision by Georgia legislators to relax the state's gun laws has led to a dispute over whether people can legally carry concealed firearms in the nation's busiest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International. A Georgia gun rights group filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Atlanta on Tuesday after airport officials said they would continue to enforce a ban on concealed weapons in the terminal despite the changes to a state law. The changes, which were approved...

2008-07-01 21:00:13

A state lawmaker in Georgia said Tuesday he decided after all not to carry a gun into the Atlanta airport in defiance of the firearms ban there. State Rep. Tim Bearden, R-Villa Rica, sponsored a new state law that took effect Tuesday allowing licensed gun owners to carry their weapons in public places, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. Bearden had said earlier he would defy the ban by taking a gun to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport when picking up his father....


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