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Grant County, WI Passes Resolution in Support of Second Amendment Rights

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On July 21, 2020, the Grant County, WI Board of Supervisors passed a resolution in support of the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution and Article 1, Section 25 of the Constitution of the State of Wisconsin. The resolution was presented to the board during a Zoom meeting and it passed with a vote of 14 to 2 with one supervisor being absent.

Verification Citation/Source: Grant County, WI – County Board of Supervisors
Resolution date passed: 21 Jul 2020
Vote Count: 14-2


RESOLUTION

Grant County Support for Second Amendment Rights

WHEREAS, the unalienable Right of the People to Keep and Bear arms is guaranteed as an individual right under the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution and also under the Constitution of the State of Wisconsin, Article 1, Section 25 — “the people have the right to keep and bear arms for security, defense, hunting, recreation or any other lawful purpose”; and

WHEREAS, the Governor of the State of Wisconsin, and all members of the Wisconsin State Legislature, each having been elected of their respective offices by the citizens of the State of Wisconsin, have each been duly sworn by their Oath of Office to uphold the United States Constitution and the Constitution of the State of Wisconsin; and

WHEREAS, all Grant County Board members, each having been elected to represent the People of Grant County, have each been duly sworn by their Oath of Office to uphold the United States Constitution and the Constitution of the State of Wisconsin.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Grant County Board of Supervisors in session this 21″ day of July, 2020 that the Grant County Board recognizes and reaffirms their individually sworn Oaths of Office to uphold the entirety of the United States Constitution and the Constitution of the State of Wisconsin and we hereby urge the Governor and all members of the Wisconsin State Legislature to do likewise.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Grant County Board hereby opposes any Executive or Legislative action under consideration by the Governor and/or the Wisconsin State Legislature, which would abrogate, diminishes or in any way infringe upon the Second Amendment Rights of the citizens of Grant County, which if implemented would ban or impose additional regulations regarding the possession of and use of any firearms, firearm accessories, magazines, and ammunition employed by the individual citizens of Grant County for their personal defense of life, liberty and property.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Grant County Board opposes any executive or legislative action under consideration by the Governor and/ or the Wisconsin State Legislature, which would implement any firearms confiscation of “buy back” laws, implement any universal background checks or firearms owner ID requirements, or cause the establishment of a punitive tax on the purchase or possession of firearms, firearm accessories, magazines and ammunition.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Grant County Board opposes any executive or Legislative action under consideration by the Governor and/or the Wisconsin State Legislature, which would implement any type of “red flag law” which would abrogate, diminish, or in any way infringe upon the full legal rights of due process, as guaranteed to all citizens in Grant County.


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