On August 30, 2021, Chickasaw County, Iowa Supervisors passed a resolution in support of the Second Amendment. The Resolution passed with a vote of 4-1.
Verification Citation/Source: Chickasaw County, IA – County Supervisors
Resolution date passed: 30 Aug 2021
Vote Count: 4 Aye – 1 Nay.
RESOLUTION DECLARING CHICKASAW COUNTY TO BE A SECOND AMENDMENT SANCTUARY COUNTY
RESOLUTION NO 08-30-21-46
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 defense of life, liberty, and property is regarded as an inalienable right by the people of Chickasaw County, Iowa; and
WHEREAS, the people of Chickasaw County, Iowa derive economic benefit from all lawful forms of firearms recreation, hunting, and shooting conducted within Chickasaw County using all types of firearms allowable under the United States Constitution and the laws of the State of Iowa; and
WHEREAS, the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors was elected to represent the citizens of Chickasaw 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 Chickasaw County is a Second Amendment Sanctuary County, as Chickasaw County opposes the enactment of any legislation that would infringe upon the constitutional right of the people of Chickasaw County to keep and bear arms,
NOW , THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors hereby declares Chickasaw County to be a Second Amendment Sanctuary County, and thereby states its opposition to the enactment of any legislation that would infringe upon the constitutional right of the people of Chickasaw County to keep and bear arms.
PASSED AND APPROVED ON THIS 30TH DAY OF AUGUST, 2021
Rick Holthaus, Chairperson
Matthew Kuhn, Vice-Chairperson
Stephanie Mashek, Secretary to the Board of Supervisors
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