On July 14, 2021, Jasper County, Iowa Supervisors passed a resolution in support of the Second Amendment declaring the county a Second Amendment Sanctuary. If you happen to know the vote count for this Resolution, please let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Verification Citation/Source: Cedar County, IA – County Supervisors
Resolution date passed: 14 July 2021
Vote Count: Unknown.
A RESOLUTION DECLARING JASPER COUNTY TO BE A SECOND AMENDMENT SANCTUARY COUNTY
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,
WHEREAS, the right of the people to keep and bear arms for defense of life, liberty and property is regarded as an inalienable right of the people of Jasper County, Iowa, and
WHEREAS, the people of Jasper County, Iowa derive economic benefit from all safe forms of firearms recreation, hunting and shooting conducted within Jasper County using all types of firearms allowable under the United States Constitution and the laws of the State of Iowa, and
WHEREAS, the Jasper County Board of Supervisors was elected to represent the citizens of Jasper County, and have sworn by their Oath of Office to uphold the United States Constitution and the Constitution of the State oflowa, and
WHEREAS, legislation is currently being considered or expected to be proposed by both the Federal Legislature and the Iowa State Legislature that potentially seeks to infringe on the constitutionally protected right of citizens to keep and bear arms, and
WHEREAS, the Jasper County Board of Supervisors wants to ensure that the rights of the citizens of Jasper County are protected, and
WHEREAS, the Jasper County Board of Supervisors understands that the Federal Legislature and the Iowa State Legislature can not be solely trusted to protect citizens Second Amendment rights, and
WHEREAS, it is desirable to declare that Jasper County is a Second Amendment Sanctuary County, as Jasper County opposes the enactment of any legislation or the issuance of executive order, that would infringe upon the constitutional right of the people of Jasper County to keep and bear arms, and
WHEREAS, legislation of the Congress of the United States or of the Iowa General Assembly, or any order promulgated by the Federal or State oflowa Executive that infringes upon the constitutionally protected natural right of the people of Jasper County to keep and bear arms shall not be enforced by any individual employed by the Jasper County Sheriffs Office or any other employee of Jasper County
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Jasper County Board of Supervisors hereby declares Jasper County to be a Second Amendment Sanctuary County, and hereby states its opposition to the enactment of legislation, the issuance of executive order, or the promulgation of any regulation after the date of adoption of this resolution that would infringe upon the constitutionally protected natural right of the people of Jasper County to keep and bear arms.
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