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Wicomico County, MD declared a Second Amendment Sanctuary

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On March 2, 2021, the Wicomico County Sheriff declared Wicomico County as a Second Amendment Sanctuary to protect the constitutional rights of its citizens. Sheriff Michael Lewis proclaims that he will not unconstitutionally infringe upon the rights of Wicomico County citizens to keep and bear arms.

Verification Citation/Source: Wicomico County, MD – County Sheriff
Proclamation date: 2 Mar 2021


PROCLAMATION

Second amendment sanctuary

WHEREAS, the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution guarantees that the “right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed”; and 

WHEREAS, the United States Supreme Court, in District of Columbia v. Heller, affirmed an individual’s right to own and possess firearms for self-defense within the home or for other lawful purposes; and WHEREAS, the United States Supreme Court, in McDonald v. Chicago, affirmed that the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution applies to the states through the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution; and 

WHEREAS, Wicomico County Sheriff Mike Lewis strongly believes that the right of citizens to keep and bear arms is a fundamental right that should be protected to the greatest degree possible; and 

WHEREAS, Wicomico County Sheriff Mike Lewis has taken an oath to defend and uphold the Constitution of the United States; and

WHEREAS, Wicomico County Sheriff Mike Lewis desires to act in the best interests of the residents of the County, and accordingly, hereby expresses their sentiments with regard to this important and fundamental right;

NOW, THEREFORE, the undersigned Wicomico County Sheriff hereby declares Wicomico County as a Second Amendment Sanctuary to protect the constitutional rights of its citizens, and will not unconstitutionally infringe their rights to keep and bear arms.

Done this 2nd day of March, 2021.

Wicomico County Sheriff

Michael A. Lewis, Sheriff



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