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United States

12 March 2009

Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Georgia)

A federal appeals court on Thursday ruled that licensed firearms owners may not carry guns into parts of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport., a gun-rights group, and state Rep. Timothy Bearden (R-Villa Rica) challenged the airport's ban on guns. They contended a law enacted last year overrode a longstanding policy prohibiting visitors to the airport from carrying firearms in non-secure areas. The law, which took effect in July, allows owners of... (

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