The open carry celebration at the New Bethel Church in 2009 drew a fair amount of media attention. Parishioners were encouraged to bring firearms to a church picnic and celebration, and news outlets from around the country reported on it.

Let’s see what kind of attention Georgia gets this year, as lawmakers consider a bill that would once again allow guns in church. It has enthusiastic support from Pastor James Brown Jr. (No, not that Pastor James Brown)