On Mary 17, 2020 the Harris County, Georgia Board of Commissioners passed a resolution in support of the Constitutions of the United States of America and the State of Georgia as well as the Second Amendment.
According to the official minutes of the County Board of Supervisors, “Chairman Langston read the document resolving to support the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of Georgia. The motion to approve was made by Commissioner Grant and seconded by Commissioner Andrews. John Taylor, County Attorney, suggested that the words, ‘except as required by State and Federal laws’ be inserted in the fifth paragraph after “any funds”. Commissioner Grant amended his motion and Commissioner Andrews amended her second. Following discussion, the motion to approve, as amended, passed unanimously.
Verification Citation/Source: Harris County, GA – Board of Commissioners
Resolution date passed: 17 Mar 2020
Vote Count: Unanimous
WHEREAS, the Harris County Board of Commissioners fully support the Constitution of the United States of America and the Constitution of the State of Georgia; and
WHEREAS, the Harris County Board of Commissioners fully supports all of the Amendments to the Constitution of the United States of America, to include supporting the rights of citizens to keep and bear arms under the Second Amendment, and agrees that Right shall not be infringed; and
WHEREAS, the Harris County Commissioners reaffirm the Georgia Legislature’s firm support of the Second Amendment and the right of the people to keep and bear arms.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Harris County Board of Commissioners pledges to continue to allocate funds to the Sheriffs Office to protect the Constitutional Rights of all citizens of Harris County; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Harris County Commissioners pledge not to allocate any funds, except as required by State and Federal laws, that could possibly be used to violate the Constitutional Rights of any of our citizens to keep and bear arms
Approved and adopted at a regular meeting of the Harris County Board of Commissioners this 17th day of March, 2020.