Legislation proposed to make Ky. Second Amendment sanctuary state

Legislation proposed to make Ky. Second Amendment sanctuary state

Rep. Josh Bray is crafting legislation to make Kentucky a Second Amendment Santuary State. (LRC photo) LRC Public Information FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Kentucky would become a Second Amendment sanctuary state if legislation being proposed for the 2022 General Assembly is enacted. The measure, which will be sponsored by Rep. Josh Bray, R-Mt. Vernon, would bar state and local law enforcement agencies from enforcing federal restrictions on the Second Amendment’s right to bear arms. It would also prohibit local governments and other public agencies from allocating public resources or money in the enforcement of federal firearm bans. It includes firearms themselves, ammunition and firearm accessories. “President Biden has declared gun control a priority for his administration, and we know that if he doesn’t get what he wants from Congress, he will abuse his executive authority through rulemaking,” said Bray, who represents all of Garrard and Rockcastle counties and a portion of Madison County. “This sends a clear message that Kentucky is a Second Amendment sanctuary and that there is no question we will defend the Second Amendment against any attempt to infringe upon it.” Bray says his proposal would further strengthen a statewide movement, as fiscal courts in almost every Kentucky county have approved similar language, and cities across the state have declared themselves Second Amendment sanctuaries. “Firearms play an enormous role in our state’s history and our lifestyle today. Kentuckians want to enjoy the outdoors and pass along the tradition of hunting and sportsmanship. However, we also recognize […]

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