Dyer Co. Tennessee Adopts Second Amendment Preservation Resolution


By: David Tripp
22 Jul 2013

On 31 Jan 2013 the County Sheriff Jeff Box reaffirmed the Second Amendment Rights of the Citizens. Dyer County commissioners unanimously approved a resolution supporting the Second Amendment during its nightly meeting on 22 Jul 2013.

Verification Citation/Source: Dyer County Board of Commissioners
Resolution date passed: 22 Jul 2013
Vote Count: Unanimous


WHEREAS, the Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States reads as follows, “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,” and

WHEREAS, all federal laws, acts, orders, rules or regulations regarding firearms are a violation of the Second Amendment; and

WHEREAS, the Dyer County Legislative Body declares that all federal laws, acts, orders, rules,regulations – past, present or future – in violation of the Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States are not authorized by the Constitution of the United States and violate its true meaning and intent as given by the founders and ratifiers; and are hereby declared to be invalid in this county, shall not be recognized by this county, are specifically rejected by this county, and shall be considered null and void in this county, and

WHEREAS, we believe it is the duty of the sheriff of each county in Tennessee to take all measures as may be necessary to prevent the enforcement of unconstitutional laws including those in violation of the Second Amendment, and 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Dyer County Legislative Body, meeting in regular session on this the ___ day of ________, 2013, in Dyersburg, Tennessee, that:

SECTION 1. The Dyer County Legislative Body hereby requests that the legislative, judicial,and executive branches of the government of the great and sovereign state of Tennessee adopt and enactany and all measures necessary to reject and nullify the enforcement of any federal laws, acts, orders,rules or regulations in violation of the Constitution of the United States.

SECTION 2. This Resolution shall be effective upon its passage and approval, the public welfare requiring it.Adopted this ____ day of ____________, 2013

We tried to get a copy of the above resolution but the clerk was unable to locate it but verified it did pass. They were able to get ahold of the following resolution that did pertain tot he Second Amendment.