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Bill would allow guns in bars, churches

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A proposed bill would allow guns in public places in Georgia such as bars, restaurants and churches.

The bill comes on the heels of the GOP's decision to drop campus carry legislation last week, saying they did not want to leave that kind of decision in the hands of college presidents.      

Rep. Rick Jasperse wrote the new bill.  Should the bill pass, Jasperse says permission to carry guns would be left up to the individual business owners and churches to decide.  

The legislation could be introduced as early as Tuesday.

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