Updated July 2023
Many nonprofits in Georgia, particularly those that work with vulnerable populations including children, the elderly, and victims of violence, do not permit weapons on their premises. Georgia laws passed in 2014 and 2023 significantly limited organization’s ability to restrict guns on their premises. These changes may affect nonprofits that currently have such restrictions, particularly those that are in government buildings or lease property from a city, county, or the State of Georgia. Read this article to learn more about when a nonprofit can restrict guns on its property.