Mohave County, Arizona just became a city with “sanctuary status”. But it’s not like the cities you see in the news that are refusing to cooperate with the Department of Homeland Security.
Instead, this progressive move declares Mohave County a “Second Amendment sanctuary county”.
Officials from The Mohave County Board of Supervisors had gathered to have a frank discussion and help create a resolution in response to the gun-grab talk that has been one of the biggest topics in the news lately. Whether you lean left or right, you can’t deny that it’s been a topic for 24-hour news networks and hopeful candidates that are campaigning for the primary nomination. With all that is going on and the flagrant chanting of people wanting to confiscate legally owned firearms if elected, the dubbing of “Second Amendment sanctuary county” status was introduced.
Essentially the idea is this: The county will no longer recognize any attempts to go against the second amendment rights of Americans as they’re laid out in the Constitution. Federal confiscation and bans? Not gonna fly in Mohave County.
The Mohave County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the gun rights resolution on Monday. Furthermore, this was not the first time that something of this measure was enacted in order to help protect the Constitution’s second amendment. This might come as a bit of a shocker, but a city in California had already taken this route and blazed the trail for other cities to follow suit. Back in August of this year, Needles, California had put its proverbial foot down and labeled itself as a “Second Amendment sanctuary city”.
Mohave County was more than happy to follow suit.
As residents in one part of Arizona were deciding whether to create a “sanctuary city,” officials in another part of the state claimed “Second Amendment sanctuary county” status to support gun rights. https://t.co/3juh22nL1j
— KTAR News 92.3 (@KTAR923) November 6, 2019
Here’s the catch. The declaration is technically not “legally binding”, but rather is a gesture to showcase that this Arizona county has no interest in welcoming laws from either the state or the federal government that would infringe on their second amendment rights.
And they feel extremely passionate about it.
Chairwoman Hildy Angius said during the meeting in Kingman:
“(The resolution) is nothing legally binding. It’s a statement by a government entity about something we feel strongly about. It’s not a law or an ordinance – it’s a resolution of support.”
When diving into the copious amount of support the initiative has, Chairwoman Hildy Angius continued by saying:
“We have the support of the sheriff, and if it ever gets to the point where the courts would have to get involved because of gun laws implemented by the feds or the state, we would step up and fight them.”
Officials from towns and cities were in attendance during the resolution discussion, many of which showing favor and support of the nomenclature applied to the county. U.S. Representative Paul Gosar (R-Prescott), state Senator Sonny Borrelli (R-Lake Havasu City) and state Representative Leo Biasiucci (R-Lake Havasu City) were all on deck and applauded the resolution reached.
Senator Sonny Borrelli lent his thoughts on the decision reached that day as well.
“Although this is symbolic in nature, this reaffirms the county’s commitment, as well as mine, to support and defend the U.S. and Arizona constitutions.”
With strong words like that, Arizonans who support the second amendment are certainly in good hands. Here’s to another win in helping keep our constitutional rights exactly where they are and should be.
Earlier this year, LET introduced a petition to provide second amendment sanctuary status to all Americans.
We’ve received countless emails from law enforcement, veterans and patriotic Americans all over the country.
And they all have one thing in common.
A deep concern over legislation passing all over the country that’s severely restricting gun rights. So we’re going to start in a very simple place. The Constitution.
We launched a petition to provide NATIONAL Second Amendment Sanctuary for Americans.
If states can pass “sanctuary status” to prevent law enforcement officers from upholding the law pertaining to immigration status, President Trump can direct the Justice Department to do the same to protect the second amendment.
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It’s not without precedent.
In New Mexico, 21 of 33 counties have already declared themselves “Second Amendment Sanctuary” counties against the current gun control push in their state.
Now it’s happening in Colorado and other states as well.
For those who aren’t up to date on the Second Amendment, it reads:
“A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.”
History shows that when you disarm a population, you control it. And as time has shown again and again, nothing good follows.
“I’m not going to stand by as a sheriff for this county and … let Second Amendment rights be violated,” Hood County Sheriff Roger Deeds said. https://t.co/kpE3DlvUjX
— GOA (@GunOwners) November 3, 2019
That is why we launched the petition and we need your help in signing it and making sure it circulates around the country.
The petition reads:
“On behalf of LEO’s, Veterans, and law-abiding citizens of the United States of America, we ask that President Trump direct the Justice Department to provide Sanctuary for the Second Amendment.
We The People do not authorize or appropriate government funds, resources, employees, agencies, contractors, buildings, detention centers or offices for the purpose of enforcing law that unconstitutionally infringes on the right of the people to keep and bear arms.
The Second Amendment specifically prohibits governmental power and protection of individual liberties. Gun control laws infringe on the rights of law-abiding citizens, veterans, and don’t help LEO’s in their jobs against criminals, who obtain guns illegally. The 2A belongs to the people not the government.”
It’s our duty to continue to fight for our constitutional rights. We won’t give up – and neither should you.
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