Category: 2nd Amendment

NYT: After a Primary on the Fringe, Georgia Republican Tacks Toward the Center

By Richard Fausset Sept. 2, 2018 ATLANTA — Brian Kemp, the Republican running for Georgia governor, won his party’s nomination with the help of a TV ad that explicitly arguedthat he is not a moderate guy. Titled “So Conservative,” it portrayed Mr. Kemp as a gun-toting, “politically incorrect conservative” who would personally round up “criminal illegals” in…

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Left-winged Conspiracies and Skulduggery Targets Cobb GOP

Kevin Foley in his March 16 op-ed is correct when he says, “Conspiracy theorists see skulduggery under every bed and black government helicopters overhead.”    Given the conspiracy theory he pushed in that op-ed, “Cobb GOP official pushes ‘fake shooting’ conspiracy”, he’s probably searching under beds and looking up in the sky a lot more than…

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Student walkouts planned Wednesday

Marietta Daily Journal by Shaddi Abusaid, Mar 12, 2018 Thousands of students from across the county are planning to walk out of class Wednesday on the one month anniversary of the mass shooting that left 17 people dead at a Parkland, Florida high school. While Marietta City Schools will permit its students to leave class,…

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Chairman Shepherd’s Letter to the Editor Regarding March 24 School Walk-outs

[LETTERS] Chairman Jason Shepherd has submitted the following Letter to the Editor of the Marietta Daily Journal: Dear Editor: Regarding your Feb 28 article, “Cobb schools to curb student protests”, I was surprised to see the Superintendent of Marietta City Schools, Dr. Grant Rivera, give a hall pass to the students who plan a walk-out…

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Protecting the Four Freedoms with the Fifth

by CHAIRMAN JASON SHEPHERD 75 years ago last Tuesday, on February 20, 1943, during the height of World War II, Norman Rockwell’s first of his four painting representing the Four Freedoms debuted on the cover of the Saturday Evening Post. That first painting, “Freedom of Speech” is one of the most iconic images of the…

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View Chairman Shepherd’s Interview on WXIA Regarding Delta and the NRA

 No discount, no tax break: Former Ga. senator upset over Delta’s NRA decision A decision by Delta to end discounted rates for the National Rifle Association comes at a critical time when the airline giant is up for a big jet fuel tax break in Georgia. Could it change the minds of legislators? Author: Natisha…

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Delta’s NRA move could put airline tax break in Georgia at risk

Political Insider An AJC blog about Atlanta politics, Georgia politics, Georgia and metro Atlanta election campaigns. Because all politics is local. By Greg Bluestein Some conservatives say the airline’s decision should ground a lucrative sales tax exemption on jet fuel 21h ago, February 24, 2018 Delta’s decision to sever marketing ties with the National Rifle Association on Saturday…

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