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Dozens of Sheriffs protest bill in Atlanta

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A lot of law enforcement officers lobbying lawmakers Thursday.

Effingham County Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie and about half of Georgia's sheriffs were in Atlanta Thursday fighting a bill working its way through the state house.

The bill would make it more difficult for law enforcement to seize property from criminals

Sheriff McDuffie says the trip went well and he thinks most of the lawmakers from our area are against the change.

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