Nature and Source of the Right (GA)

Nature and Source of the Right

The Georgia Constitution, [[ii]] like the Constitution of the United States, [[iii]] acknowledges every citizen’s right to keep and bear arms.  “Arms” is commonly accepted to mean firearms (which is the primary weapon discussed in this paper), but the actual definition would include most any implement capable of inflicting serious bodily injury. [[iv]] However, unlike the U.S. Constitution, Georgia’s Constitution reserves the right to pass laws regarding how arms may be borne. [[v]]