Borrowing an Idea From Liberals

Borrowing an Idea From Liberals

Gun Rights

It’s interesting that a significant number of people think “sanctuary cities” to protect illegal immigrants from enforcement of U.S. law are wonderful things — but sanctuary counties aimed at safeguarding a right of Americans enshrined in the Constitution are outrageous. A long list of cities have declared themselves to be sanctuaries for illegal immigrants. Several states, including (of course) California and New York, have jumped on the bandwagon. There, law enforcement agencies are instructed not to help the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency in any way. On occasion, officials in sanctuary locations have actually warned illegal immigrants of impending ICE raids. It is not uncommon for ICE agents seeking people accused of serious, violent crimes to be frustrated by the sanctuaries. That’s just what good Americans do, liberals who like sanctuary cities and states insist. What good Americans do not do is establish “Second Amendment sanctuaries,” the liberals add. New gun control laws in Virginia seem to have initiated the Second Amendment sanctuary movement. A few counties there have joined in, protesting that they refuse to enforce limits on firearms that go against the Constitution’s guarantee we all have the right to keep and bear arms. Poppycock, say the liberals. And, they add, meaningless. Counties have no power to block enforcement of state or federal laws, they chuckle. But look at the resolution passed just a few days ago by Tyler County commissioners. Two other counties, Cabell and Putnam, have adopted similar measures. It happens that I have […]

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