Resolution passes supporting Second Amendment

Resolution passes supporting Second Amendment

Apr. 16—The Yuba County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a resolution declaring its support of the Second Amendment earlier this week. During Tuesday’s meeting, Yuba County District Attorney Clint Curry introduced the resolution to the board. He said it declares the board’s support for the right of law-abiding citizens to keep and bear arms, supports the prosecution of individuals who use firearms to commit crimes and declares the board will follow the law, as defined by the courts, when it comes to the Second Amendment. "We believe our community is a safer place when law-abiding citizens are armed, and we wanted to express our support for them to exercise that right if they chose to do so," District Four Supervisor Gary Bradford said in an email. "We believe that many of our residents feel that the state and federal governments are considering legislation that would infringe on their right to keep and bear arms as provided for by the Second Amendment. We want to make it clear we support that right." Bradford said more than 10 individuals provided public comment on the resolution and all but one expressed support for the board passing the resolution. Prior to the meeting, Bradford received four messages/emails from the public about the resolution with three of those in support of the resolution. "It’s hard to know exactly how the public as a whole felt about it with such a limited sample of feedback, but I anticipate the majority of our community would have […]

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