Second-Amendment resolution proposed

Second-Amendment resolution proposed

Gun Rights

Gun sanctuary plan gets little debate DAN RAWLS, a former Bradley County commissioner, spoke in support of a proposed resolution to establish Bradley County as a Second Amendment sanctuary county. A proposed resolution to declare Bradley County as a Second Amendment sanctuary county drew little discussion and few questions during a meeting Monday. The item was on the agenda for the Bradley County Commission’s work session, as presented by Commissioner Charlotte Peak. The issue was introduced at last week’s meeting, when Peak noted that “in light of what we’ve seen happen in Virginia, along with efforts across the country, and even here in Tennessee, I can’t think of a better time to stand up in a show of support for our Second Amendment rights.” “I am fully aware that this resolution is largely symbolic,” Peak said in presenting the proposed resolution Monday. “Despite that fact, I believe we have an obligation to express our support and show our stance on this issue to the elected representatives at the state and federal level. Many of them share our own concerns and views when it comes to gun rights and the second amendment, so we may be preaching to the choir; I understand that, too. “Passing this resolution and sharing our support with these elected officials also helps strengthen political will for them as they fight for these issues on our behalf,” Peak added. Peak said she “made a point to collaborate with a number of people,” namely Commissioner Erica Davis, […]

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