Opinon: J. Blake Ledbetter, Conoscienti & Ledbetter
Georgia – -(AmmoLand.com)- You’re transferring to Georgia for your job. It’s an exciting move, and you’re looking forward to taking advantage of all of the great things living in Georgia has to offer. The only stressful thing about the move is deciding what to take and getting everything packed.
For instance, what about your guns?
All of the recent news coverage about gun rights, regulations, and changing laws may have you worried about whether the firearms that are legal in your state will still be legal after your move to our area. As a responsible gun owner, you need facts and information.
What’s Required to Purchase a Firearm in Georgia?
Purchasing a firearm in Georgia is pretty straightforward. As long as you’re over 21 and not a convicted felon who’s restricted from owning a gun, all you need is a valid, state-issued ID. That can be a Georgia driver’s license, an official state ID card, or a driving permit. There is one caveat. Long gun licenses can’t be transferred to out of state residents due to inconsistencies in laws regarding this type of firearm from state-to-state.
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