Commissioners weigh in on sanctuary questions

Commissioners weigh in on sanctuary questions

Gun Rights

A movement that has seen growth across the United States has made it’s way to Huron County. County Commisioners sent emails out to the cities, villages and their police departments to let them know they are looking into adopting a Second Amendment Sanctuary County resolution. During a Jan. 27 resolution meeting at the Bronson Conservation Club, state Rep. Dick Stein (R-Norwalk) and commissioner Terry Boose urged patience to proponents of the resolution. Saying, "it’s a matter of when, not if" when referring to passing a resolution. During a break in the commissioners meeting on Monday, Boose seemed to have had a slight change of heart. He said that they will look to pass something sooner rather than waiting until something happens in Columbus to force their hand. "I don’t think we will wait that long," Boose said. "I have had discussions with rep. Stein as far as when he thinks it can best help him. … That wouldn’t be until somebody makes a move with one of the bills. I’m not sure that this group is going to wait that long." Boose said that there could be a potential benefit to waiting until laws were being enacted at the state level, but saw no downside to passing the resolution much sooner. "Not any disrespect with rep. Stein, but per what the people of this county at this point has said," he said. "There is a benefit to passing this sooner and that would be that you are sending a […]

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