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Rocker Jon Bon Jovi pens letter to explain group's plan for Buffalo Bills

...ban on Bon Jovi music being played in Buffalo. The group has printed T-shirts and posters with the motto: "Bon Jovi Free Zone."Numerous fans were spotted wearing the shirts and carrying placards at the Pro Football Hall of Fame ceremonies on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-03/rocker-jon-bon-jovi-pens-lett
Georgia teachers not rushing for guns, despite new law

...committee on public safety, said lawmakers intentionally left the decision to school boards. He argued that weapon-free zones are targets. "You can't control what bad people do," Powell said. "You can only guarantee people their constitutional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-06-27/georgia-teachers-not-rush
New gun law isn't dire

...their churches. Meanwhile, give thought to how many signs have ever kept criminals and the insane from entering "gun-free zones." Nobody can legislate morality.Donald EdwardsMartinez

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-05-31/new-gun-law-isnt-dire
Georgia attorney general: No weapons on campus, in schools

...zones, Olens released a three-page document that rejected the idea.Gun rights supporters said they expect gun-free zones in and around schools and public college campuses to be challenged in court, despite Olens' guidance.Olens said license...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-05-29/georgia-attorney-general
Some Augusta religious groups oppose Georgia's new gun law

...resolution declaring each of its churches a "weapon-free zone" in accordance with the facilities' "traditional role...for its congregation to know it will also be a weapon-free zone, said President Taufiq Lakhany."We will honor the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-05-12/some-augusta-religious-g
Richmond County school board members differ on Georgia gun law

...to be armed on school grounds beginning in July.This reversal from the long-standing push for schools to be gun-free zones made international headlines and posed serious questions to educators and parents. Would classrooms be safer if teachers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-05-03/richmond-county-school-bo
Georgia school districts, pulled into debate on guns, resist arming teachers despite new law

...committee on public safety, said lawmakers intentionally left the decision to school boards. He argued that weapon-free zones are targets."You can't control what bad people do," Powell said. "You can only guarantee people their constitutional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-06-27/georgia-school-districts-pulled-deb
Gun carry rights expanded in Georgia under new law

...districts plan to take advantage of the new law, but proponents hope it will deter violence."Schools have been gun-free zones for some time and those have been where some of the biggest instances of violence have occurred," said Gary Holland...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-04-23/gun-carry-rights-expande
Return to common sense

...and likely never to return. Nearly every school district in America has created "zero tolerance" policies and "gun-free zones" in light of the horrific school shootings that started occurring in the 1990s.Unfortunately, some administrators...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-01-16/return-common-sense
Columbia County panel wraps up year

...reactions to the Sandy Hook, Conn.Columbia County resident James Stachowicak made an impassioned plea to eliminate gun-free zones so that all citizens might play a part in guarding against a mass shooting in Columbia County. Columbia County News-Times...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-12-19/columbia-county-panel-wr