By: David Tripp
25 Feb 2020

Paulding County Georgia brought forth a resolution to make itself a “Second Amendment Sanctuary”. When brought to a vote it passed with unanimous consent.

Verification Citation/Source: Paulding County Board meeting video
Source URL: https://www.facebook.com/jasper.presto.9/videos/644289449730169/
Resolution date passed: 25 Feb 2020
Vote Count: 5-0

Verification Citation/Source: Paulding County Board Resolution for Second Amendment Sanctuary


RESOLUTION

RESOLUTION NO.: 20-09
A RESOLUTION TO DECLARE PAULDING COUNTY, GEORGIA TO BE A “SECOND AMENDMENT SANCTUARY COUNTY”

STATE OF GEORGIA

COUNTY OF PAULDING

WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners of Paulding County is elected to represent the people of Paulding County, and its Commissioners are duly sworn by oath to uphold the United States Constitution and the Constitution of the State of Georgia;

WHEREAS, the Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States provides that “A writ 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;”

WHEREAS, in setting forth the role of the United States Supreme Court, Chief Justice John Marshall in Marbury v. Madison, 5 U.S. 137 (1803), declared that “It is emphatically the province and duty of the judicial department to say what the law is;”

WHEREAS, the United States Supreme Court has affirmed an individual’s right to keep and bear arms, unconnected with service in the militia, for traditionally lawful purposes, such as self-defense within the home. District of Columbia v. Heller, 554 U.S. 570 (2008);

WHEREAS, the United States Supreme Court has further affirmed the right of an individual to keep and bear arms under the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution is applicable to the various States by operation of the Fourteenth Amendment. McDonald v. City of Chicago, 561 U.S. 742 (2010);

NOTE: We only received the first page of the resolution. If anyone has the rest of the pages, please send them to contact@sanctuarycounties.com.