By WSAZ News Staff | Posted: Tue 1:08 PM, Jan 07, 2020 | Updated: Tue 9:52 PM, Jan 14, 2020
BOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) — UPDATE 1/14/20 @ 4 p.m.
The ‘Second Amendment sanctuary’ movement has hit two more counties in Kentucky and has even reached the Mountain State.
Three fiscal courts passed resolutions Tuesday morning, declaring their county a Second Amendment sanctuary — Greenup and Lawrence County, Kentucky, and Putnam County, West Virginia.
Putnam County is the first county in West Virginia to pass the resolution. Putnam County Commissioner Ronald Foster said after he saw other areas start to restrict gun rights, he wanted to make sure the rights of the people in Putnam County were protected.
“If it’s a law that is contrary to the Constitution, Putnam County is just on record stating that we are not going to support any law that is not constitutional,” Foster said.
The ordinances protect the right to bear arms even if state or federal laws are passed restricting ownership or possession. … to read the full article click here.