About 2nd Amendment Outfitters

We are shooters and we enjoy our 2nd Amendment right to bear arms. We want to assist you in enjoying that right too. If you are looking for a new rifle, pistol, shotgun or just a box of ammo, stop in and see us! We offer a relaxed, family-style atmosphere where you can comfortably browse an always-changing inventory of new guns.  Most guns are in stock OR will be delivered to our store in about 3 days. Give us an opportunity to support your shooting needs before purchasing elsewhere. Thank you for visiting our site.

Purchasing A Gun In Georgia

Here’s what you need to know

Purchase

If you choose to purchase a gun from a licensed dealer, such as a gun shop, you’ll be required to provide a valid, state-issued identification, such as a driver’s license, and submit to a background check. The same holds true if you make a gun purchase from a dealer at a gun show. On the other hand, when purchasing a gun from an unlicensed private seller, these items are not required. However, private sellers are free to make such requests as a condition of gun purchase. Gun registration is not required under state law.

License To Carry

If you wish to carry your gun in public, open or concealed, you must first obtain a permit to carry. You may apply for a carry license at your local probate court. You’ll be required to complete an application, provide valid, state-issued identification and your fingerprints, submit to a background check and pay a fee. To be eligible, you must be at least 21 years old, a resident of Georgia and not prohibited from firearm possession under state law. The background check requires a review of your criminal history and mental health records. Carry licenses are valid for a period of five years and may be renewed within three months of expiration.

Possession

Although you’re free to purchase a gun in Georgia without first obtaining a permit, you must be eligible for possession. Generally, to purchase and possess a gun in the state, you must be at least 18 years of age and have no criminal convictions. For example, individuals convicted of murder, rape, kidnapping, armed robbery or child molestation aren’t eligible to purchase or possess a firearm in Georgia. It’s also against the law for anyone to possess a “dangerous weapon” under state law, such as machine guns, sawed off shotguns and rifles, and silencers.

Penalties

If you’re ineligible to possess a firearm or carry your gun in public or any unauthorized place without a carry license, you may be convicted of a misdemeanor for any violation. If you’re caught doing so more than once within a five year period, you may convicted of a felony, which carries a penalty of up to five years in prison.

A well-regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. 

The 2nd Amendment To The United States Constitution

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