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Georgia declares state of emergency, calls up National Guard following months of rioting and crimewave

Georgia declares state of emergency, calls up National Guard following months of rioting and crimewave

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Georgia is under a state of emergency this morning after a violent holiday weekend, with Gov. Brian Kemp activating 1,000 National Guard troops under a new executive order signed Monday. Although the order followed a spike in violent crime over the Fourth of July weekend, recent protests calling for police reform and racial justice played a large part in the executive order. Here’s a look at what’s in the order: Where will the troops be?
Source: Georgia declares state of emergency, calls up National Guard following months of rioting and crimewave

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