Iron County Sheriff speaks to crowd on 2nd Amendment, other issues

Iron County Sheriff speaks to crowd on 2nd Amendment, other issues

LATEST STORIES CEDAR CITY — Iron County Sheriff Ken Carpenter addressed several topics related to gun rights and the U.S. Constitution on Wednesday night in Cedar City. Crowd gathered to hear Iron County Sheriff Ken Carpenter speak on Second Amendment and Constitutional rights, Cedar City, Utah, April 7, 2021 | Photo by Jeff Richards, St. George News / Cedar City News The sheriff’s speech attracted a large crowd gathered at the Staheli West warehouse on Airport Road. Although the event was privately organized and hosted, it was open to members of the general public. Event organizer Dan McKittrick, who estimated that there were at least 500 people in the assembled crowd, said that those in attendance seemingly had many reasons in common for being there. “I can’t believe how great it is to look at your faces, you know, and realize that we’ve got some of the same interests,” McKittrick said during his brief introductory remarks. “And everybody’s been sitting around wondering what we’re going to do. I know you’ve all had that same thought, ‘What can I do to change the trajectory of this great nation?’” “I love America. And I hate the change that’s going on. And what we’re doing here is part of that, to bring about some change.” As he began his remarks, Carpenter said he’d originally been invited to speak to a small group of 10-15 people, but when an online flyer about the event generated more than 6,000 hits in the first few […]

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