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Sweetwater County Wyoming declared a Second Amendment Sanctuary County

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On April 7th, 2020, the Sweetwater County Board of County Commissioners voted to pass a resolution declaring that Sweetwater County is now a Second Amendment Sanctuary County.

Verification Citation/Source: Sweetwater County Board of County Commissioners
Resolution date passed: 7 Apr 2020


SWEETWATER COUNTY RESOLUTION 2020-04-CC-02

WHEREAS, The Constitution of the United States of America is the supreme law of our nation. The Second Amendment to the Constitution states “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, the Constitution of the State of Wyoming in Article 1, Section 24 states, “The right of citizens to bear arms in the defense of themselves and the state shall not be denied”; and

WHEREAS, the right of the citizens to keep and bear arms is guaranteed as an individual right under the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution and under the Constitution of the State of Wyoming; and

WHEREAS, the right of the citizens to keep and bear arms for the defense of Life, Liberty and Property is regarded as an inalienable right by the citizens of Sweetwater County, Wyoming; and

WHEREAS, the citizens of Sweetwater County, Wyoming derive economic benefit from all safe forms of firearm recreation, hunting and shooting conducted within Sweetwater County as allowed under the United States and Wyoming Constitutions, and

WHEREAS, it is the desire of the Sweetwater County Board of County Commissioners to declare its support of the Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America and Article 1, Section 24 of the Constitution of the State of Wyoming protecting citizens’ inalienable and individual right to keep and bear arms; and

WHEREAS, the members of the Sweetwater County Board of County Commissioners took an oath to support and defend the Constitutions of the United States and of the State of Wyoming.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that Sweetwater County Board of County Commissioners strongly supports the Second Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America and Article 1, Section 24 of the Constitution of the State of Wyoming and that the Board strongly believes that it is an inalienable right of the citizens of Sweetwater County to keep and bear arms for the defense of life, liberty and property; and

FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED, to defend the rights and liberties of the citizens of Sweetwater County, the Sweetwater County Board of County Commissioners hereby declares:

Sweetwater County, Wyoming a “Second Amendment Sanctuary County”

Dated at Green River, Wyoming this 7th day of April, 2020.

BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS SWEETWATER COUNTY, WYOMING


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