“A bill legalizing firearms on Georgia’s college campuses passed a key Senate panel on Monday, with no changes to where the legislation says college students could be allowed to carry guns.
The move makes House Bill 859 eligible for a floor vote in the Senate later this week, and sets up a scenario that could see final passage well before the Legislature ends its work this year on March 24.” (read the entire AJC piece here)
WE NEED YOU TO TAKE ACTION IF WE ARE GOING TO KEEP UGA CAMPUS GUN FREE
Easy things you can do:
- Change your Facebook & Twitter profile pictures to show you don’t want to become the next target and that you want to keep our college campuses gun-free. It’s easy, just click here.
- Contact Sen. Bill Cowsert’s office and ask him to please pull his support for guns on the University of Georgia campus, please vote NO on HB 859 – (404) 463-1366.
- We are looking for students and faculty to help organize against this bill. If you are a student, faculty, or staff please email us at AthensForEveryone@gmail.com