Georgia Bill Seeks To Block Lyft/Uber From Barring Armed Drivers
By Tom Knighton
We’ve seen it several times. A good guy with a gun uses that gun to protect human life, then they have to worry about whether they’ll lose their job with a ridesharing service because they were armed while working.
It’s an issue that shouldn’t be an issue, truth be told. No company should bar their employees from carrying a firearm if it’s legal for them to do so, yet plenty of them do.
Ridesharing, however, is particularly egregious because you’re using your property for work purposes.
Now, it seems a bill in Georgia is hoping to change that.
House Bill 74 is sponsored by Rep. Scot Turner, Rep. Heath Clark, Alan Powell, Rep. Jason Ridley, and Rep. Joseph Gullett. All five are Republican lawmakers in the state.
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 4 of Article 3 of Chapter 1 of Title 40 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to ride share network services and transportation referral services, so as to prohibit ride share network services from disallowing ride share drivers who are weapons carry license holders from carrying or possessing weapons in a vehicle that is used for purposes of the ride share network …Read the Rest
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