Becker County gives thumbs up to Second Amendment resolution

Becker County gives thumbs up to Second Amendment resolution

Government and Politics The decision in support of gun ownership was made before a standing-room only crowd in the commissioners’ room at the courthouse. Becker County is now a ‘Dedicated Second Amendment County.’ The County Board voted unanimously to approve the resolution Tuesday, which affirms the rights under the U.S. Constitution’s Second Amendment for county residents to own guns. The decision was made before a standing-room only crowd in the commissioners’ room at the courthouse. Asked by a commissioner for an unofficial show of hands before the board vote, the vast majority in the audience supported the resolution. The Becker County Dedicated Second Amendment County resolution by Nathan Bowe on Scribd No one raised their hand in opposition, although several spoke at the meeting via remote technology: Terry Kalil spoke on behalf of the League of Women Voters about the process of how the resolution came to a vote, citing the apparent lack of transparency. “Commissioner (Ben) Grimsley kindly sent out a notification to some people,” she said, otherwise many would not have known it was coming up for a vote. The board meeting informational packet came out Saturday, she said, “the same date as the mass shooting at FedEx (in Indianapolis). Since then, there have been two others. Is this the time to act on this resolution? I ask for no action today, I ask that you hold a public hearing and open it up to the light of day.” “Our federal government is backing rioters and calls […]

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