Second Amendment Resolutions Add Emphasis to Adage That ‘All Politics is Local’

Second Amendment Resolutions Add Emphasis to Adage That ‘All Politics is Local’

Establishing formal rights enforcement partnerships between citizens and peace officers is crucial. ( U.S.A. – -( Ammoland.com )- Last September, AmmoLand hosted one of my articles about a resolution being considered by the Halifax County Board of Supervisors to support a local militia . The move was in response to unprecedented gun grabs being enacted in Virginia and was one of a number of responses that include establishing what are being called “Second Amendment sanctuaries.” The Halifax resolution didn’t go forward due to self-imposed ignorance and gutlessness on the part of a critical mass of supervisors, and predictable misrepresentation and fear-mongering by the media. A reader recently forwarded links to me pertaining to some additional county militia resolutions. One was a resolution approved in December 2019 by the Amherst County Board of Supervisors that declared “the rights of law-abiding citizens to keep and bear arms … must be respected, celebrated and upheld; urged the state and federal governments not to pass further infringements and “burdens”; expressed “intent to take lawful actions to protect and support the rights of its citizens [and] not to aid in unconstitutional efforts to restrict these rights”; and “oppose… any provision, law or regulation that may impose additional regulatory burdens or result in mandates … to expend additional public funds on enforcement or administration of such laws, or to require constitutional officers of the locality to do so…” The second link my correspondent provided went further, a May 2, 2020 resolution (scroll to pg. 8) […]

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