Commissioners discuss Second Amendment declaration

Commissioners discuss Second Amendment declaration

The York County Commissioners held a discussion regarding a resolution/proclamation which would show support for the Second Amendment. Pictured are York County Clerk Kelly Turner, York County Commissioners Randy Obermier, Kurt Bulgrin and Daniel Grotz. Present for this meeting but just out of frame of this photograph are Commissioner Bill Bamesberger and Jack Sikes. The County Commissioners discuss becoming a 2nd Amendment County YORK – The York County Commissioners held a discussion this week as to whether or not York County should pass a resolution/declaration in support of the Second Amendment and the right to bear arms. Seventy-seven of the state’s 93 counties and now the state have been declared Second Amendment Sanctuary Counties (or have at least discussed the theory with intentions to likely pass very soon). Last week, Governor Pete Ricketts announced he signed a proclamation designating the state as a Second Amendment Sanctuary State. His office explained “the proclamation is symbolic and reaffirms Nebraska’s support for the right to bear arms.” “The White House and U.S. Congress have announced their intention to pursue measures that would infringe on the right to keep and bear arms,” the governor’s proclamation says. “Nebraska will stand up against federal overreach and attempts to regulate gun ownership and use in the Good Life.” The proclamation says further, “Article 1-1 of the Nebraska State Constitution guarantees ‘the right to keep and bear arms for security or defense of self, family, home and others, and for lawful common defense, hunting, recreational use, and […]

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