On February 25, 2021, the Lipscomb County Texas Commissioners Court approved a resolution in support of the Second Amendment. Its Sheriff will not enforce any unconstitutional firearms restrictions against any citizen. Furthermore, it will also not appropriate government funds for purpose of enforcing laws that infringe on the rights of citizens to keep and bear arms. If you happen to know the vote count for this Resolution, please let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Verification Citation/Source: Lipscomb County, TX – County Commissioners
Resolution date passed: 25 Feb 2021
Vote Count: Unknown
RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF THE SECOND AMENDMENT
WHEREAS, the Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of our Nation, and 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 Texas Constitution, Article 1, Section 23 states “Every Citizen shall have the right to keep and bear arms in the lawful defense of himself or the State”, and;
WHEREAS, it is the desire of the Lipscomb County Commissioners Court to declare its support for the Second Amendment to the United State Constitution and the Texas Constitution, Article I, Section 23, protecting citizens inalienable right to keep and bear arms, and;
WHEREAS, the members of the Lipscomb County Commissioners Court took an oath to support and defend the United States Constitution, the Constitution of the State of Texas, and the laws of the State Texas (insofar as they are constitutional),
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Commissioners Court of the County of Lipscomb, by the authority granted to the Commissioners Court by the laws of the State of Texas and the people of Lipscomb County, Texas, to stand and defend their rights and liberties, which are guaranteed by the United States and Texas constitutions, we hereby declare this Resolution as follows;
Second Amendment Preservation Resolution Designating Lipscomb County a Second Amendment Safe State.
BE IT RESOLVED, that this Commissioners Court affirms its support for the duly elected Sheriff of Lipscomb County, Texas, in the exercise of his sound discretion, and affirms its resolve to support decisions made by our Sheriff to not enforce and unconstitutional firearms restrictions against any citizen.
FURTHERMORE, the Lipscomb County Commissioners Court will not authorize or appropriate government funds, resources, employees, agencies, contractors, buildings, detention centers, or offices for the purpose of enforcing law that unconstitutionally infringes on the right of the people to keep and bear arms. Through this resolution hereby declares our rights, our freedom and our liberty so guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States of America.
Adopted, Resolved, and Signed this 25th day of February 2021.
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