By 3,295 Seek

By 3,295 Seek

Chairman Bliss Refers Issue To Public Safety Committee County Rep. Rick Brockway, R-West Laurens, reads a statement from Otsego 2AS this morning asking the county board to create a sanctuary from gun laws. At left is county Board Chair Dave Bliss; at right, Vice Chair Meg Kennedy. The meeting was conducted via Zoom. By JIM KEVLIN • Special to www.AllOTSEGO.com COOPERSTOWN – The Otsego 2AS movement arrived this morning in the county Board of Representatives’ chambers. County Rep. Rick Brockway, R-West Laurens, presented petitions on 2AS’ behalf with 3,295 signatures calling on the county board to declare Otsego County a gun-law sanctuary, where the state’s SAFE Act, consider one of the toughest such laws in the country, would not be enforced. “To be sure, fighting in support of freedom is never easy,” said Brockway, reading a statement provided by 2AS organizers. “Yet fighting for freedom has always been the preferred side of history. Which side you are on will soon be revealed.” Board Chair Dave Bliss, R-Cooperstown/Town of Middlefield, accepted the petitions and referred them to the Public Safety & Legal Affairs Committee for review. “I support the Second Amendment and all our Bill of Rights amendments,” said county Rep. Dan Wilber, R-Burlington. He said his committee will review the 2AS request; if it chose, PSLA could send a resolution to the full board endorsing or rejecting the concept. The committee includes Michelle Farwell, D-Morris, Peter Oberacker, R-Schenevus, Ed Frazier, R-Unadilla, and Andrew Stammel, D-Oneonta. “I’ve received more email […]

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