Employees carrying guns at school, patrons with guns at bars just TWO of the gun rule changes NOW in Georgia. Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed legislation this afternoon expanding gun rights in the state. The National Rifle Association describes the bill as quote: "the most comprehensive pro-gun reform legislation introduced in recent state history." But critics call it ... EXTREME. Channel 4's Ashley Mitchem tells us more about the public places where licensed owners can now carry firearms. 3 00-0826-33108-114117-123148- 153INTRO:)Back in 2008 Georgia passed a law that would allow licensed gun owners to bring a gun into a bar or restaurant - but they would not be allowed to drink... this new law changes that.Governor Nathan Deal signed a bill at noon Wednesday that allows those with a concealed weapon license to carry a gun into a bar without restriction and into some government buildings that don't have certain security measures.Gov Deal from 04-23-14 Georgia gun bill sign It also allows religious leaders to decide whether it's OK for a person with a license to bring a gun into their place of worship. Under the bill, school districts would now be able, if they want, to allow some employees to carry a firearm under certain conditions.The bill also eliminates the fingerprinting requirement for renewing weapons carry licenses.The legislation prohibits the state from creating and maintaining a database of licensed weapons carriers and repeals the state-required license for firearms dealers.We spoke to two Georgia residents who are licensed gun owners, about the new billCecil Stalin, Georgia Resident 45:27 Well I am in favor of guns and people having a permit but I also think that guns and alcohol don't mixCarolynn Griggs, Georgia Resident 46:52 I'm not ok with them not requiring a re-registration when that license runs out because anything could happen between that time frameBut Griggs says she's not opposed to the bill as a whole.47:54 They're just trying to give people the opportunity to take care of themselves and protect themselvesIn Florida you can't bring a gun into a school or bar period.Lee, Florida Resident 44:55 It's drinking and driving there's a risk involved and it's about personal responsibilityFor another perspective we spoke to a woman from Canada-- where they have strict gun laws ... Liz Jacksin, Canadians 43:36 We're quite amazed how easy it is in Georgia and Florida to carry a small weapon and frankly I think it just promotes usage of it The bill will also allow licensed gun owners to carry firearms in airport common areas.If they accidentally bring their guns to airport security checkpoints, they will be allowed to pick up their weapon and leave without criminal penalty.Of course, they will not be allowed to go past T-S-A checkpoints with the firearm.AM C4 TLS. 3 Although the new laws may seem lax to some ... you DO have to have a license to carry. There are other states in the U-S ...Arizona, Wyoming, Alaska, Arkansas, and Vermont... that have Constitutional Carry ... which allows both open and concealed carry of handguns ...without requiring a permit.