Good News!

A federal judge in Atlanta recently issued a Temporary Restraining Order in favor of a member. The Order requires a local probate judge and the Department of Public Safety to process the member’s application for a firearms license without disclosing his social security number. The basis for the lawsuit is the federal Privacy Act.

A copy of the federal court Order is here.

The lawsuit also seeks to prevent probate courts and the Department of Public Safety from demanding that applicants disclose their employment information in order to apply for a firearms license.

All relevant briefs filed in the case to date by the plaintiff and the government defendants are here: