2nd Amendment Freedom Policy and Ordinance passed in Kosciusko County

2nd Amendment Freedom Policy and Ordinance passed in Kosciusko County

Kosciusko County Attorney Ed Ormsby reads off the Second Amendment Freedom Policy and Ordinance during Tuesday’s county commissioners meeting. (Photo: Nick Deranek/News Now Warsaw) After officially becoming a Constitutional Rights Sanctuary County in December, Kosciusko County is now a county that will protect the rights of citizens to bear arms. During the County Commissioners’ meeting on Tuesday, April 27, County Attorney Ed Ormsby read off what is called the “Second Amendment Freedom Policy and Ordinance,” making Kosciusko County a Second Amendment Sanctuary County. The ordinances states the county is against any law or resolution that “eliminates, reduces, represses, diminishes, or subverts the rights of any law-abiding citizen to keep and bear arms.” The ordinance is also a support to the state that Indiana should become a Second Amendment Sanctuary State, and Ormsby will write a letter to local State Representatives and Senators to voice that support. You can read the full ordinance at the end of this story. Ormsby says the draft of the ordinance came earlier this year, following announcements from President Joe Biden in regards to gun restrictions and policies. “The commissioners had concerns with the announcements. Once we looked at what his gun policy was, those are some pretty (serious) matters. The other thing in mind was violent crime rose up over 30 percent from 2019 to 2020, the biggest jump ever in the country.” Those two announcements in conjunction were what Ormsby said the commissioners to make sure a stand is taken and a bright […]

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