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Headlines from Georgia
  • Macon Georgia 14-year-old girl shot by boy, 19, playing with gun (8/27/2006)
  • Laurens County Georgia boy, 18, accidentally shot by friend (8/9/2006)
  • Peachtree City Georgia boy, 18, shot and killed by friend, 17 (6/20/2006)
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    Georgia Gun Laws
  • Quick summary from MSNBC, based on data from the NRA, HCI, and the ATF. Disclaimer.
  • More detailed information from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms.
  • State Firearm Deaths

    In 2003, there were 83 firearm deaths of children and teens in Georgia, including 24 suicides and 1 accident.
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    Georgia Resources

  • National SAFE KIDS Campaign
    Find the SAFE KIDS Coalitions in your state.
  • Statewide Resources
    Georgia Emergency Management Agency School Safety Project
       (404) 635-7000, 1-800-TRY-GEMA
    Georgia PTA
       gapta@mindspring.com, 404-659-0214
    Georgians for Gun Safety
       afccy@bellsouth.net, 404-527-7426
  • Other Local Resources
    Atlanta - National Safety Council Local Chapter
       770-457-5100, 800-441-5103
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    Gun Lock Programs
    To find a gun lock program near you:

  • Contact the State Resources (above) about gun lock programs in Georgia.
  • See if Georgia or your city is participating in Project ChildSafe and where you can get your free Firearm Safety Kit.
  • View our listing of Gun Lock Programs In the News
  • Contact your local police department.


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