Gun Wars // BLOG

What we’re reading: Week 6

Posted July 3, 2014

By Jessica Boehm

Georgia ‘guns everywhere’ bill takes effect (7/01, Al Jazeera) Georgia’s sweeping gun rights law that allows people with the proper permit to carry guns into bars, classrooms, government buildings and more went into effect Tuesday.

Gun-friendly restaurant lives up to its name in Rifle, Colorado (Sarah Larimer, 7/02, The Washington Post) At Shooters Grill in Colorado, patrons can get dinner and a firearms training course for a package deal.

Leave the guns outside, Target asks (Reid J. Epstein, 7/03, Wall Street Journal) Responding to requests from Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, Target said it would “respectfully” ask customers not to bring guns inside stores.

Why we can’t talk about gun control (James Hamblin, 6/29, The Atlantic) Dick Metcalf, a former columnist for Guns & Ammo magazine, recalls the backlash he received when he suggested some gun regulations in a column.

Jessica Boehm is a News21 Hearst Fellow.

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