Davis County enacts Second Amendment policy

Davis County enacts Second Amendment policy

TINLEY PARK, IL – DECEMBER 17: A customer shops for a pistol at Freddie Bear Sports sporting goods store on December 17, 2012 in Tinley Park, Illinois. Americans purchased a record number of guns in 2012 and gun makers have reported a record high in demand. Firearm sales have surged recently as speculation of stricter gun laws and a re-instatement of the assault weapons ban following the mass school shooting in Connecticut . (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) FARMINGTON, Utah (ABC4) – A Second Amendment policy is now in effect in Davis County. The Davis County Sheriff’s Office says this policy is intended to reiterate the responsibilities of law enforcement officials and to address concerns about the Second Amendment. The policy comes in partnership with Davis County Commission and the Davis County Attorney’s Office. “As law enforcement officials, our responsibilities are already clearly laid out in state statute, and the oath of office that each of us has taken clearly defines our responsibility to uphold the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of Utah,” says Sheriff Kelly V. Sparks. “I do not believe we need a county commission resolution to dictate our responsibilities. I believe we can and should be governed by the Constitution, existing legislation, and Sheriff’s Office policy. We appreciate the Commission’s support of this policy because it reaffirms a countywide commitment to the rights of our citizens.” According to authorities, the Second Amendment policy “a strong defense against any governmental infringement […]

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