Georgia (STOGA1)’s lottery players are the biggest suckers in a nation buying more than $50 billion a year in tickets for the state-run games, which have the worst odds of any form of legal gambling. Read more
In the gun business, fear drives sales, and recently, sales have increased.
About 300 people have already applied for a Georgia Weapon Carry license in 2012, according to Richmond County Probate Court records. Last year, about 1,600 permits were submitted. At the current rate, applications could nearly double 2011’s numbers by the end of this year.
Kayna Widener was driven to buy a gun after she saw a man attack a woman outside Augusta Mall months ago. She was the only witness.
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