County hears about 2nd Amendment sanctuary

County hears about 2nd Amendment sanctuary

Jul. 21—Union County Board of Supervisors did not take any action Monday after a citizen’s request of making the county what is called a Second Amendment sanctuary county. With two other Iowa counties already approving the plan, a Second Amendment sanctuary county attempts to prevent gun-rights laws that are unconstitutional from being enforced. Union County resident Dillon Daughenbaugh informed the supervisors about creating a sanctuary and related issues. "It protects against future unconstitutional laws, such as red flag laws, assault bans," he said. Red flag laws allows police or family members to request the state to have temporary removal of weapons from a person who may be a danger to others or themselves. "Red flag laws already proved very tragic in some states. They don’t really go over very well trying to take guns from people obeying the laws," Daughenbaugh said. "I understand people are doing bad things with guns, those people need arrested." Daughenbaugh explained his concerns about gun rights at the federal level noting how the Biden Administration is recommending David Chipman as head of ATF (Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms). Daughenbaugh said he is the senior advisor of an anti-gun organization. "It makes no sense whatsoever. It should be an unbiased person not a head of some super anti-gun group," he said. Daughenbaugh said he can provide a sample resolution Union County can review and approve Supervisor Ron Riley asked how a county like Union can supersede a law that was made. He said the […]

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