NSSF Profile Q&A With Governor Brian Kemp (R-Ga.)

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U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Editor’s Note: We are pleased to post the latest of our occasional Q&A features with an elected official who supports hunting and the shooting sports. NSSF thanks Governor Brian Kemp (R-Ga.) for agreeing to talk with us.

Who introduced you to hunting and shooting sports?

I spent a lot of time dove hunting with my dad throughout my childhood, but I would say my real introduction to hunting and shooting sports came when I began deer hunting with my uncle around the age of 14.

What was your most recent shooting sports/hunting experience? With whom?

This Labor Day weekend, I took part in several dove hunts to celebrate the opening of dove season in Georgia. It was great to spend some time with fellow sportsmen outdoors and take part in a Georgia tradition that goes back generations.

Describe your favorite shooting sports or hunting activity.

I love to hunt dove and quail, but I’m also an avid bow hunter of white-tailed deer and elk.

Georgia is home to many firearms manufacturers and retailers. What does the firearms manufacturing base mean to Georgia, and how important is it for Georgia to continue to recruit and retain those companies?

The firearms industry plays a huge role in the success of Georgia’s economy. With great manufacturers and suppliers like Taurus and Check-Mate located in Southwest Georgia, Daniel Defense on the coast, and so many more scattered throughout our state, the industry is responsible for countless jobs and millions of dollars in investment in our local communities. These manufacturers know that Georgia is a gun-friendly state with a readily available workforce, as well as a huge community of Georgians who use their products. As the Top State for Business, we’ll continue working hard to partner with the industry and create new opportunities for hardworking Georgians in every corner of the state.


About The National Shooting Sports Foundation

NSSF is the trade association for the firearm industry. Its mission is to promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports. Formed in 1961, NSSF has a membership of thousands of manufacturers, distributors, firearm retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen’s organizations, and publishers nationwide. For more information, visit nssf.org

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buzzsaw
buzzsaw
1 month ago

The promised constitutional carry legislation would have been nice when several counties’ probate courts started playing games with Weapons Permit applications by not accepting them due to COVID-19 considerations, while still doing other things like marriage licenses.

There is a quite limited elk season in Tennessee, so he wouldn’t have to go far, assuming he could get one of the elk licenses.

RedClayBlues
RedClayBlues
1 month ago

Sorry boys and girls but Brian Shemp ~not Kemp~ is a poser and a good time plastic banana rock and roller just like the rest of the RINOS. He promised he would get Constitutional Carry passed and hasn’t lifted his outstretched tea sipping pinky to do a GD thing to that effect . Oh ..And BTW where in Georgia does this twinky hunt Elk other than in a zoo? Do your homework the next time before you try to shill for a fake like this.