Posted November 9, 2015 8:42 am by Comments

By Bob Owens

Atlanta Police Chief George Turner

Atlanta Police Chief George Turner

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and Police Chief George Turner are in obvious need of psychological help, perhaps best sought after they resign for failing to follow Georgia laws because of their shared mental illness.

in 2012, Gov. Nathan Deal signed into law S.B. 350, which required local governments to make an effort to return firearms to “innocent owners” – just as any stolen property might be. No problem there.

The law doesn’t stop with that. State lawmakers decided that, just like juvenile delinquents, all guns deserve a second chance at finding a worthy parent. Local governments are now supposed to auction off all confiscated but unclaimed firearms to a properly licensed dealer.

Who will then arrange for the guns to be placed in new, and presumably legal hands.

Atlanta Police Chief George Turner understands what the law requires when it comes to the city’s captured arsenal. “We have an obligation to re-sell that, re-bid that, and get that to gun purchasers so they can re-sell those,” Turner told a CBS46 reporter this week.

But the police chief added this: “The city of Atlanta has not done that.” To put those firearms back on the street would be “catastrophic,” …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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