This article was first published at The McAlvany Intelligence Advisor on Monday, July 7, 2014:
When Georgia’s new “guns everywhere” law became effective on Tuesday, July 1, the governor was ecstatic:
[This is] a great day to reaffirm our liberties….
The Second Amendment should never be an afterthought. It should be at the front of our minds.
The new law allows gun owners with carry licenses to do so in churches, schools, bars, and some government buildings that were previously off-limits. It also expands the state’s “stand your ground” laws to cover those previously convicted of felonies. And it prevents police from demanding without cause a person carrying to produce a license permitting him to do so.
Without saying so specifically, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal expressed a point often missed in the gun debate: