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Jefferson County, Ohio passes resolution in support of Second Amendment


On July 15, 2021, Jefferson County, Ohio Commissioners passed a resolution in support of the Second Amendment. If you happen to know the vote count for this resolution, please let us know by emailing contact@sanctuarycounties.com.

Verification Citation/Source: Jefferson County, OH– County Commissioners
Resolution date passed: 15 Jul 2021
Vote Count: Unknown.


WHEREAS, The Ohio Constitution: Article 1, Section 4 states that “The people have the right to 

bear arms for their defense and security”; and

WHEREAS, The Second Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America 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, Article 15, Section 7 of the Ohio Constitution states: “Every person chosen or appointed to any office under this state, before entering upon the discharge of its duties, shall take an oath of office or affirmation, to support the Constitution of the United States; and

WHEREAS, The Jefferson County Commisisoners have all taken such oath and are obligated to support the Constitution of the United States, including the Second Amendment.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Board of Commissioners, County of Jefferson, State of Ohio, hereby reaffirms its support for the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution; and wishes to express its deep commitment to protecting the Jefferson County Citizens Second Amendment Rights; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Board of Commissioners, County of Jefferson, State of Ohio, hereby finds and determines that all formal actions relative to the passage of this Resolution were taken in an open meeting of this Board, and that all deliberations of this Board, if any, which resulted in formal action, were taken in meetings open to the public, in full compliance with applicable legal requirements including Section 121.22 of the Ohio Revised Code.



Jefferson County Ohio

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