Guns becoming popular Christmas gifts
FBI sees increase in gun sales
A spokesperson told Action 7 News that on Black Friday, they did more than 175,000 background checks for people buying guns. It was their busiest Black Friday ever and the second highest volume of people they've ever had to check in one day. The busiest day for background checks on record was Dec. 21, 2012 when the FBI did nearly 180,000 checks.
Historian and former Guns & Ammo columnist Dick Metcalf during the 2014 Aspen Ideas Festival
At the 2014 Aspen Ideas Festival, historian and former Guns & Ammo columnist Dick Metcalf sat down for a fiery discussion on guns with National Journal Editorial Director Ron Brownstein. Metcalf made headlines late last year when his long-time career at Guns & Ammo came to an end after a piece he wrote about the line between firearm regulation and the 2nd Amendment.
Georgia residents can now carry guns into bars, nightclubs, school classrooms, and certain government buildings that lack security personnel or devices – with a license to carry, of course.
Patrons can thank the measure, effective Tuesday, that critics call the “guns everywhere” and “most extreme gun” bill.