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Resident Wants Guns Allowed In Parks

Monday, December 11, 2006

Coweta Georgia`s ordinance prohibiting firearms at recreation facilities might be in violation of state law, claims a local resident who wants it repealed. The county`s rule, which prohibits the possession "on or about Coweta County recreation facilities, sports fields or any surrounding areas being property of the county," is a violation of the state`s preemption statute, said Ed Stone, an attorney and former law enforcement officer.

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