Boyd County KY, becomes ‘Second Amendment sanctuary’


Tuesday, January 7th 2020

BOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WCHS/WVAH) — Several counties in Kentucky are becoming ‘Second Amendment sanctuaries.’

On Tuesday, Boyd County’s fiscal court voted unanimously to become a ‘Second Amendment sanctuary.’ The resolution would prohibit the enforcement of gun-control measures passed by the state and federal governments. Currently, there are ten counties, including the newly added Boyd County.

Micheal Horn, from Rush Kentucky, told Eyewitness News it takes 25 munites for police to respond to his area.

“A lot of bad things can happen during that time,” Horn said. “My grandpa is 84. He can’t defend himself if someone broke into his house.”

Eric Chaney, Boyd County judge-executive, said it was essential to get constituents’ opinions on the new measure, and he was happy with the large turnout.

“This resolution is a statement to the state and federal governments,” Chaney said. “The people here in Boyd fully back the Second Amendment.” … to read the full article click here.