The lower court's ruling, if newspaper accounts are to be trusted, demonstrated a remarkable ignorance:
In September, Senior U.S. District Judge Marvin Shoob threw out the suit. Shoob said public transit systems are not the same as airports and airline passengers are not allowed to carry firearms onboard.Say wha'? Perhaps literally so, but people can and do quite legally fly with firearms as checked baggage all the time. It's normal, ordinary; there are procedures in place for it. ...Except, one has to suppose, at airports that have declared themselves to be "gun-free zones." Wow, I'll bet that really makes the criminals think twice!
Read the article (there's a survey!). This fight's not over yet -- GeorgiaCarry.org and state Rep. Timothy Bearden are continuing their efforts.