Two of my girlfriends and I went to the gun range yesterday afternoon. She has a restraining order against a guy who has escalated to briefly sitting at the end of the driveway. Her eyes are now open to the wonderful world of Glock. That look – when someone takes their first silhouette home. The empowerment. The transition from feeling like a potential statistic to someone who can defend their person. Everyone needs that.
Once a woman feels undeniable threat to her life, it’s amazing how carrying “icky, dangerous guns” becomes as natural as carrying a Coach handbag. Last night’s Instagram was “Sundays in the South: Guns and Jesus.” Hallelujah, indeed.
HB 512 will likely say the same thing. As Hassinger notes in the PP Daily, HB512, called the “Safe Carry Protection Act” was introduced Thursday and will have a hearing in the House Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee today at 3:00 PM. The bill has the support of the NRA and Georgia Carry, Georgia’s two largest pro-2nd Amendment groups. The bill also has the support of the House Rules Committee Chairman, who is the first co-sponsor of the measure.
As you read down through the bill, you’ll see that “Bar” as well as “Place of Worship” has been removed from the list of unauthorized locations.