On January 3, 2022 Cherokee County, Iowa Supervisors passed a resolution in support of the Second Amendment. The Resolution passed with a vote of 5-0.
Verification Citation/Source: Cherokee County, IA – Board of Supervisors
Resolution date passed: 3 Jan 2022
Vote Count: 5 Aye – 0 Nay.
RESOLUTION #2022-02 RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE SECOND AMENDMENT OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION
WHEREAS, the right of the people to keep and bear arms is guaranteed as an individual right under the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution, “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 right of the people to keep and bear arms for the defense of life, liberty, and property is regarded as an inalienable right by the people of Cherokee County, Iowa; and
WHEREAS, the people of Cherokee County, Iowa derive economic benefit from all safe forms of firearms recreation, hunting, and shooting conducted within Cherokee County using all types of firearms allowable under the United States Constitution and the laws of the State of Iowa; and
WHEREAS, the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors was elected to represent the citizens of Cherokee County, and have sworn by their Oath of Office to uphold the United States Constitution and the Constitution of the State of Iowa; and
WHEREAS, Iowa State Senators and State Representatives have also sworn by their Oath of Office to uphold the United States Constitution and the Constitution of the State of Iowa; and
WHEREAS, legislation is currently being considered and expected to be proposed by both the Iowa State Legislature and Federal Legislature that potentially seeks to infringe on the constitutionally protected right of citizens to keep and bear arms; and
WHEREAS, it is desirable to declare that Cherokee County as a supporter of the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution, as Cherokee County opposes the enactment of any legislation that would infringe upon the constitutional right of the people of Cherokee County to keep and bear arms.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors hereby declares support of the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution , and hereby states its opposition to the enactment of any legislation that would infringe upon the constitutional right of the people of Cherokee County to keep and bear arms.
Passed and adopted this 3rd day of January, 2022
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