H.R. 5717, known as the Gun Violence Prevention and Community Safety Act of 2020, is suggesting to tax ammunition by 50 percent. The bill’s intent is “to end the epidemic of gun violence and build safer communities.”
Many people will be celebrating by grilling out or maybe even heading out to the lake for some fun in the sun. But for some families, they will be celebrating for the true meaning – remembering the lives they lost.
Contrary to Georgia Governer Brian Kemp’s orders to allow restaurants to re-open under strict guidelines, some have chosen to remain close. B. Merrell’s on Veteran’s Parkway is one of those restaurants.
Under Governor Kemp’s order’s to reopen the state Friday, a number of residents around the Chattahoochee Valley are wondering if they are required to go back to work despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Authorities say in a in a separate part of the facility, a white truck that appeared to be burned was located. Just a short distance away, the body of a 54-year-old female was found with gunshot wounds.