Atlanta Falcons Told Recent Court Ruling Invalidates Stadium Gun Ban
By David Codrea
U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- The attorney who was successful in persuading the Georgia Supreme Court to send a gun rights case back to the lower courts has put the Atlanta Falcons on notice that its ban on guns is not permitted under state law.
“In light of the Court’s ruling, the Falcons may not prohibit firearms at Mercedes-Benz Stadium,” John Monroe, writing on behalf of his clients, GeorgiaCarry.Org, Inc., wrote on Oct. 22 to Michael J. Egan III, Senior Vice President and General Counsel.
The ruling Monroe referred to is from Georgia Carry’s complaint against Atlanta Botanical Garden. The issue is that while private property owners may ban customers from bringing guns onto their premises, entities that lease public property may not do so.
“The case stems from an incident involving Phillip Evans, a firearms license holder from Gwinnett County, who was escorted off the grounds of the Atlanta Botanical Garden for bringing a gun in the holster of his waistband,” the Atlanta Business Chronicle reported. After …Read the Rest