On March 10, 2020, Keya Paha County, Nebraska Commissioners passed a resolution in support of the Second Amendment. The resolution passed with a vote of 4-0-1.
Verification Citation/Source: Keya Paha County, NE – County Commissioners
Resolution date passed: 10 Mar 2020
Vote Count: 4 Aye – O Nay – 1 Absent.
WHEREAS, the Second amendment of the United States Constitution provides that it is the right of the people to keep and bear arms, and that right shall not be infringed; and,
WHEREAS, Article I, Section 1-1 of the Nebraska Constitution also provides the right to keep and bear arms, specifically “for security or defense of self, family, home, and others, and for lawful common defense, hunting, recreational use, and all other lawful purposes,” and all provides that such right shall not be infringed; and,
WHEREAS, the United States Supreme Court in the District of Columbia v. Heller, 554 U.S. 570(2008) affirmed an individual’s right to possess firearms, unconnected with service in a militia, for traditionally lawful purposes, such as self-defense within the home; and,
WHEREAS, it is the desire of the Keya Paha County Board of Commissioners to declare its support of the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution and Article I, Section 1-1 of the Nebraska Constitution; and,
WHEREAS, the members of the Keya Paha County Board of Commissioners took an oath to support and defend the United States and Nebraska Constitutions.
WHEREAS, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Keya Paha County Board of Commissioners hereby declare that we support the rights and liberties of all County citizens guaranteed by the United States and Nebraska Constitutions.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this Board affirms its support for the duly elected Sheriff of Keya Paha County, Nebraska, and his continuing efforts to uphold the United States and Nebraska Constitutions. Dated this 1616 day of March, 2020.
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