Man starts petition to make Twin Falls 2nd Amendment sanctuary city

Man starts petition to make Twin Falls 2nd Amendment sanctuary city

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — In the past two weeks, KMVT has brought viewers stories of cities that have decided to become a Second Amendment Sanctuary City. A Twin Falls man now wants his city leaders to do the same. Sixty-seven-year-old Lanny Denton is an advocate for the Second Amendment and people’s rights to bear arms, and he is concerned that there are currently three U.S. House bills aimed at restricting people’s gun rights: H.R 127 , H.R. 130 , and H.R. 121 . He feels in recent years it seems as though the Second Amendment has been under attack. “In 2020, there were 14 gun control measures that were going to be submitted,” Denton said. He wants the Twin Falls City Council to do what other local leaders have done recently and pass a resolution to make Twin Falls a Second Amendment Sanctuary City, even though Idaho is already a Second Amendment state. “And it is there, but I want to get that extra layer of protection in there to cover any loopholes that may have in that,” Denton said. The Twin Falls City Council is no stranger to Second Amendment proposals. In fact, Denton presented a petition to the council two weeks ago to make the city a sanctuary. “They said that was outside of their purview, and they had other things to do, and I kind of felt I wasn’t even being paid attention to,” he said. Joshua Palmer, who is the public information officer for […]

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