Georgia Gov. Kemp signs bill easing gun laws amid primary


              Gov. Brian Kemp signs a bill which will allow permit less carry at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. SB 319 allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Senator Donzella James speaks against the bill as Democrats hold a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Georgia Rep. Roger Bruce speaks against the bill allowing permit less carry in  Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Democrats held a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill, allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville on Tuesday. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp speaks before he signed a bill, which will allow permitless carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. The bill allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp signs a bill which will allow permit less carry at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. SB 319 allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Senator Donzella James speaks against the bill as Democrats hold a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Georgia Rep. Roger Bruce speaks against the bill allowing permit less carry in  Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Democrats held a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill, allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville on Tuesday. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp speaks before he signed a bill, which will allow permitless carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. The bill allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp signs a bill which will allow permit less carry at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. SB 319 allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Senator Donzella James speaks against the bill as Democrats hold a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Georgia Rep. Roger Bruce speaks against the bill allowing permit less carry in  Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Democrats held a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill, allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville on Tuesday. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp speaks before he signed a bill, which will allow permitless carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. The bill allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp signs a bill which will allow permit less carry at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. SB 319 allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Senator Donzella James speaks against the bill as Democrats hold a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Georgia Rep. Roger Bruce speaks against the bill allowing permit less carry in  Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Democrats held a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill, allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville on Tuesday. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp speaks before he signed a bill, which will allow permitless carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. The bill allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp signs a bill which will allow permit less carry at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. SB 319 allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Senator Donzella James speaks against the bill as Democrats hold a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Georgia Rep. Roger Bruce speaks against the bill allowing permit less carry in  Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Democrats held a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill, allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville on Tuesday. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp speaks before he signed a bill, which will allow permitless carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. The bill allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp signs a bill which will allow permit less carry at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. SB 319 allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Senator Donzella James speaks against the bill as Democrats hold a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Georgia Rep. Roger Bruce speaks against the bill allowing permit less carry in  Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Democrats held a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill, allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville on Tuesday. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp speaks before he signed a bill, which will allow permitless carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. The bill allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp signs a bill which will allow permit less carry at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. SB 319 allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Senator Donzella James speaks against the bill as Democrats hold a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Georgia Rep. Roger Bruce speaks against the bill allowing permit less carry in  Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Democrats held a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill, allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville on Tuesday. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp speaks before he signed a bill, which will allow permitless carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. The bill allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp signs a bill which will allow permit less carry at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. SB 319 allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Senator Donzella James speaks against the bill as Democrats hold a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Georgia Rep. Roger Bruce speaks against the bill allowing permit less carry in  Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Democrats held a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill, allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville on Tuesday. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp speaks before he signed a bill, which will allow permitless carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. The bill allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp signs a bill which will allow permit less carry at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. SB 319 allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Senator Donzella James speaks against the bill as Democrats hold a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Georgia Rep. Roger Bruce speaks against the bill allowing permit less carry in  Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Democrats held a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill, allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville on Tuesday. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp speaks before he signed a bill, which will allow permitless carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. The bill allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp signs a bill which will allow permit less carry at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. SB 319 allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Senator Donzella James speaks against the bill as Democrats hold a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Georgia Rep. Roger Bruce speaks against the bill allowing permit less carry in  Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Democrats held a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill, allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville on Tuesday. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp speaks before he signed a bill, which will allow permitless carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. The bill allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp signs a bill which will allow permit less carry at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. SB 319 allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Senator Donzella James speaks against the bill as Democrats hold a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Georgia Rep. Roger Bruce speaks against the bill allowing permit less carry in  Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Democrats held a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill, allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville on Tuesday. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp speaks before he signed a bill, which will allow permitless carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. The bill allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp signs a bill which will allow permit less carry at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. SB 319 allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Senator Donzella James speaks against the bill as Democrats hold a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Georgia Rep. Roger Bruce speaks against the bill allowing permit less carry in  Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Democrats held a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill, allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville on Tuesday. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp speaks before he signed a bill, which will allow permitless carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. The bill allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp signs a bill which will allow permit less carry at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. SB 319 allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Senator Donzella James speaks against the bill as Democrats hold a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Georgia Rep. Roger Bruce speaks against the bill allowing permit less carry in  Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Democrats held a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill, allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville on Tuesday. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp speaks before he signed a bill, which will allow permitless carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. The bill allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp signs a bill which will allow permit less carry at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. SB 319 allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Senator Donzella James speaks against the bill as Democrats hold a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Georgia Rep. Roger Bruce speaks against the bill allowing permit less carry in  Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Democrats held a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill, allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville on Tuesday. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp speaks before he signed a bill, which will allow permitless carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. The bill allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp signs a bill which will allow permit less carry at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. SB 319 allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Senator Donzella James speaks against the bill as Democrats hold a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Georgia Rep. Roger Bruce speaks against the bill allowing permit less carry in  Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Democrats held a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill, allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville on Tuesday. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp speaks before he signed a bill, which will allow permitless carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. The bill allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp signs a bill which will allow permit less carry at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. SB 319 allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Senator Donzella James speaks against the bill as Democrats hold a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Georgia Rep. Roger Bruce speaks against the bill allowing permit less carry in  Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Democrats held a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill, allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville on Tuesday. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp speaks before he signed a bill, which will allow permitless carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. The bill allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp signs a bill which will allow permit less carry at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. SB 319 allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Senator Donzella James speaks against the bill as Democrats hold a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Georgia Rep. Roger Bruce speaks against the bill allowing permit less carry in  Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Democrats held a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill, allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville on Tuesday. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp speaks before he signed a bill, which will allow permitless carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. The bill allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp signs a bill which will allow permit less carry at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. SB 319 allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Senator Donzella James speaks against the bill as Democrats hold a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Georgia Rep. Roger Bruce speaks against the bill allowing permit less carry in  Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Democrats held a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill, allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville on Tuesday. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp speaks before he signed a bill, which will allow permitless carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. The bill allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp signs a bill which will allow permit less carry at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. SB 319 allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Senator Donzella James speaks against the bill as Democrats hold a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Georgia Rep. Roger Bruce speaks against the bill allowing permit less carry in  Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Democrats held a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill, allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville on Tuesday. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp speaks before he signed a bill, which will allow permitless carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. The bill allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp signs a bill which will allow permit less carry at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. SB 319 allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Senator Donzella James speaks against the bill as Democrats hold a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Georgia Rep. Roger Bruce speaks against the bill allowing permit less carry in  Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Democrats held a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill, allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville on Tuesday. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp speaks before he signed a bill, which will allow permitless carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. The bill allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp signs a bill which will allow permit less carry at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. SB 319 allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Senator Donzella James speaks against the bill as Democrats hold a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Georgia Rep. Roger Bruce speaks against the bill allowing permit less carry in  Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Democrats held a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill, allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville on Tuesday. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp speaks before he signed a bill, which will allow permitless carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. The bill allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp signs a bill which will allow permit less carry at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. SB 319 allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Senator Donzella James speaks against the bill as Democrats hold a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Georgia Rep. Roger Bruce speaks against the bill allowing permit less carry in  Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Democrats held a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill, allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville on Tuesday. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp speaks before he signed a bill, which will allow permitless carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. The bill allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp signs a bill which will allow permit less carry at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. SB 319 allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Senator Donzella James speaks against the bill as Democrats hold a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Georgia Rep. Roger Bruce speaks against the bill allowing permit less carry in  Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Democrats held a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill, allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville on Tuesday. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp speaks before he signed a bill, which will allow permitless carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. The bill allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp signs a bill which will allow permit less carry at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. SB 319 allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Senator Donzella James speaks against the bill as Democrats hold a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Georgia Rep. Roger Bruce speaks against the bill allowing permit less carry in  Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Democrats held a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill, allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville on Tuesday. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp speaks before he signed a bill, which will allow permitless carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. The bill allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp signs a bill which will allow permit less carry at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. SB 319 allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Senator Donzella James speaks against the bill as Democrats hold a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Georgia Rep. Roger Bruce speaks against the bill allowing permit less carry in  Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Democrats held a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill, allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville on Tuesday. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp speaks before he signed a bill, which will allow permitless carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. The bill allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp signs a bill which will allow permit less carry at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. SB 319 allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Senator Donzella James speaks against the bill as Democrats hold a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Georgia Rep. Roger Bruce speaks against the bill allowing permit less carry in  Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Democrats held a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill, allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville on Tuesday. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp speaks before he signed a bill, which will allow permitless carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. The bill allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp signs a bill which will allow permit less carry at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. SB 319 allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Senator Donzella James speaks against the bill as Democrats hold a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Georgia Rep. Roger Bruce speaks against the bill allowing permit less carry in  Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Democrats held a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill, allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville on Tuesday. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp speaks before he signed a bill, which will allow permitless carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. The bill allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp signs a bill which will allow permit less carry at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. SB 319 allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Senator Donzella James speaks against the bill as Democrats hold a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Georgia Rep. Roger Bruce speaks against the bill allowing permit less carry in  Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Democrats held a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill, allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville on Tuesday. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp speaks before he signed a bill, which will allow permitless carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. The bill allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp signs a bill which will allow permit less carry at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. SB 319 allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Senator Donzella James speaks against the bill as Democrats hold a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Georgia Rep. Roger Bruce speaks against the bill allowing permit less carry in  Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Democrats held a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill, allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville on Tuesday. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp speaks before he signed a bill, which will allow permitless carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. The bill allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp signs a bill which will allow permit less carry at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. SB 319 allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Senator Donzella James speaks against the bill as Democrats hold a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Georgia Rep. Roger Bruce speaks against the bill allowing permit less carry in  Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Democrats held a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill, allowing permit less carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville on Tuesday. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp speaks before he signed a bill, which will allow permitless carry, at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. The bill allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp signed a bill which will allow permit-less carry at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Kemp is enacting a law abolishing the requirement that Georgians obtain a permit to carry a concealed handgun in public. It takes effect immediately.  (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp signs a bill which will allow permit less carry at a gun store in Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. SB 319 allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Senator Donzella James speaks against the bill as Democrats hold a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill allowing permit less carry, at a gun store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Georgia Rep. Roger Bruce speaks against the bill allowing permit less carry in  Douglasville, Ga., on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Democrats held a press conference down the street from where Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a bill, allowing permit less carry, at a gun store in Douglasville on Tuesday. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp speaks before he signed a bill, which will allow permitless carry, at a gun store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. The bill allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
            
              Gov. Brian Kemp hands a pen to Rep. Mandi Ballinger after he signed a bill which will allow permit less carry at a sporting goods store in Douglasville, Ga., Tuesday, April 12, 2022. SB 319 allows a "lawful weapons carrier" to carry a concealed handgun everywhere license holders currently are allowed. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
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