One ultra safe U.S. city requires gun ownership
Kennesaw, Georgia requires gun ownership, and is one of the safest family towns in America
(NaturalNews) It has been featured as one of the top 10 best towns in America for families by Family Circle magazine, and it has one of the lowest crime rates in the entire Atlanta metropolitan area. But one little-known fact about Kennesaw, Georgia, population 30,000, is that heads of household living in the town are required by law to own at least one firearm. And this atypical mandate has played a crucial role in making Kennesaw the safe, family-friendly town that it is today.
Originally passed by the Kennesaw City Council with a unanimous vote back in 1982, the law’s stated purpose is to “protect the safety, security and general welfare of the city and its inhabitants.” And over the past 30-or-so years since the law’s enactment, police and other local officials have on numerous occasions told the media that Kennesaw’s gun ownership law has resulted in a drastic crime reduction throughout the area.
“When the law was passed in 1982, there was a substantial drop in crime … and we have maintained a really low crime rate since then,” explained police Lt. Craig Graydon to Reuters back in 2007 following the Virginia Tech shootings about the Kennesaw gun law. “We are sure it is one of the lowest (crime) towns in the metro area.”
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That story pretty much says it all. Yet little perverts like Rahm Emmanuel and Michael Bloomberg continue to stink up the air around them crying for more gun control … even though their cities are some of the most dangerous in America.