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Lance Toland told WSB that his employees were able to get the permits and guns within four weeks. His company, Lance Toland Associates, provides aviation insurance and has three offices in the Atlanta metropolitan area.

Toland said the office’s gun of choice, nicknamed “The Judge,” is “a 5-shot .410, just like a shotgun.” The example gun he showed the news station was engraved with the nickname.

“Everybody has one of these in their drawer or on their person. I would not want to come into one of my facilities,” Toland said, holding up the gun.

In 2014, Georgia passed legislation that allows residents to carry firearms into nightclubs, bars, certain government buildings and classrooms. Police are also barred under the law from asking to see documentation for the permits.

“Most of my employees are women,” Toland noted. He decided on his mandate after he heard about violent crime in Atlanta and recent home invasions.

Toland said the employee gun mandate has his clients “high-fiving” when they hear the news.

“A lot of my clients are, I hate to say, high-fiving me when they hear about this, but they think it’s one of the best things that they’ve ever heard for a company to mandate gun ownership and be licensed and be responsible,” he said.

Watch the video below via WSB:

As reported by Business Insider