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Georgia town's law requires gun ownership

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In 1982, Kennesaw, Georgia passed a law requiring each head of household to keep and maintain a firearm.

The law has never been enforced but opponents of increased gun control see the town's low crime rate as a positive result of the law. MSNBC's Craig Melvin reports.