It is possible, though not certain, that one of the first real differences you may notice between Gov. Sonny Perdue and his successor, Nathan Deal, will come on a Sunday. In your church pew.
If the fellow with the hymnal next to you has tucked a .45 under his armpit, you’ll know there’s been a change.
Believe it or not, many gun enthusiasts — the hardcore, anyway — will breathe a sigh of relief once Georgia’s first Republican governor in modern history leaves office next month.
It was Perdue who, this spring, vetoed a bill that would have explicitly given those who hold concealed-weapons permits the right to carry their firearms in unsecured areas of the terminal at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.
During this year’s sweeping rewrite of the state’s gun laws, it was also Perdue who insisted that places of worship remain on a shrinking list of public venues where firearms —