Well, too bad these guys are not still the Supreme Court of Georgia today . . . The right of the whole people, young and old, men, women and boys, and not militia only, to keep and bear arms of every description, and not such merely as are used by the militia, shall not be infringed, curtailed, or broken in upon, in the smallest degree; and all this for the important end to be attained, the rearing up and qualifying a well-regulated militia, so vitally necessary to a free state. Nunn v. State, 1 Kelly 243 (Ga. 1846) They did allow the legislature to regulate concealed carry, but held that open carry was off-limits. This was before race became the significant factor in Georgia's firearms laws.