The second amendment of the Constitution allows citizens of the United States the right to bear arms. However, certain regulations on guns are made at the state level as well. It is because of this that it is important to know the gun laws within your state. The state of Georgia is a supporter of this amendment. However, the purchase and use of these guns are required to be lawful. In the event that they are not, offenders can be charged with a gun crime. If you have been charged with a gun crime in Georgia, it is important to retain the services of an experienced attorney for assistance with your case.
In the state of Georgia, gun control laws are not as strict as other states. It is because of this that residents in the state can possess rifles and shotguns without requirements of the following:
It is important to know that handguns do require a permit to carry in the state of Georgia. However, it is not necessary to have a permit to purchase, a licensing of owners, or registration of the firearm. In addition to this, there is no waiting period to purchase a gun, but there is a 60-day waiting period for a license to carry a handgun.
As stated previously, all guns are required to be possessed and used legally in Georgia. For example, the state puts restrictions on who can obtain a firearm. The following people are not allowed to purchase or possess a firearm in Georgia:
In addition to this, there are other restrictions on the types of firearms that may be possessed as well as how they are used. This can include:
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