Campus Carry

To row, Left to Right, Sen. Bill Cowsert, Sen. Frank Ginn. Bottom row, Rep. Spencer Frye, Rep. Regina Quick, Rep. Chuck Williams
Athens’ state legislators came before their constituents at a Federation of Neighborhoods forum Monday night at Ciné downtown. After showing up late, the legislators– minus Rep. Spencer Frye, who was unable to attend– meandered their way through the first 45 minutes, before questions from the crowd forced them to confront […]

Athens’ state legislators struggle with questions from constituents at forum

Let’s be honest, 2016 was ROUGH, but good work was done and Athens for Everyone & progressives in Georgia still have reasons to celebrate…here are some of the best of many! Help us make 2017 an even bigger success! Donate today! 10. Consent Culture Now! Rally a Success! On a freezing […]

Top 10 Moments of 2016 for Athens for Everyone!

Governor Deal vetoed the Campus Carry bill yesterday to the relief of universities, students, parents and professors across the state.  He has given his reasoning for the veto, as reported by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. First he dismissed the Second Amendment as a concern, saying that “certain restrictions” upon the right […]

Governor Deal’s reasons for veto of Campus Carry bill

Athens for Everyone’s Tim Denson & Adam Veale break down how the 2016 Georgia Legislative Session impacted Athens and review our local state delegation’s votes. Look for more coverage soon of the 2016 Georgia Legislative session. Sign up for the Athens for Everyone email list so you don’t miss a […]

A4E Wrap Up of 2016 Georgia Legislative Session [video]

March 15, 2016 Dear Governor Deal: We write as the faculty governing body of the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Georgia (UGA), the oldest and largest academic unit on campus. We are adamantly opposed to HB 859 — the campus carry law — and in […]

Franklin College at UGA asks for VETO of Campus Carry ...