Since the Newtown tragedy gun control has
been dominating much of the news, with many legislators speaking
out in favor of making it more difficult for citizens to purchase
guns. In one Georgia town a local councilman has introduced an
ordinance that, if passed, would make it illegal for residents NOT
to own a gun. ;
NELSON, Ga. — Every homeowner in a local town could soon have to
own a gun or break the law. It’s a controversial new plan for the
city of Nelson.
Leaders told Channel 2′s John Bachman the reason they need the law
is because the city straddles Cherokee county to the south and
Pickens County to the north. ;
That, they said, can lead to slower response times.
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