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‘Lock up your gun’: Savannah mayor champions new firearms storage law

Posted on AllSides April 18th, 2024
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Today, Johnson is Savannah’s mayor, and he wants his constituents to follow his dad’s example and lock up their firearms. Last week, Johnson and the City Council made Savannah the first city in the state to outlaw the leaving of guns in unlocked cars. The revisions to the local gun laws also require residents to report the theft of firearms from vehicles to the Savannah Police Department. The law is in response to an epidemic of gun thefts from vehicles in recent years. Last year, 203 of the 244 guns...

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