New Mexico city Alamagordo declares itself Second Amendment sanctuary

New Mexico city Alamagordo declares itself Second Amendment sanctuary

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Wicomico County Sheriff Mike Lewis wants Maryland lawmakers to know he will not comply with any bill that restricts a person’s Second Amendment right. Wochit video by Keith Demko, Wochit ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico city has declared itself a Second Amendment Sanctuary city in a move to protest legislative actions they feel may infringe on residents’ right to bear arms. FILE – In this Jan. 28, 2013, file photo, firearms training unit Detective Barbara J. Mattson, of the Connecticut State Police, holds a Bushmaster AR-15 rifle, the same make and model used by Adam Lanza in the 2012 Sandy Hook School shooting, during a hearing at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford, Conn. A divided Connecticut Supreme Court ruled, Thursday, March 14, 2019, gun maker Remington can be sued over how it marketed the Bushmaster rifle used in the massacre. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File) (Photo: Jessica Hill, AP) The Alamogordo Daily News reports the Alamogordo City Commission on Tuesday voted unanimously in favor of the symbolic declaration that is a resolution and not a law. Alamogordo Mayor Richard Boss says the city’s police department is still going to have to enforce the laws of the state of New Mexico. Alamogordo Police Chief Brian Peete agreed with Boss and added that he expects a constitutional challenge to firearm legislation signed by Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham . ___ Information from: Alamogordo Daily News.

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