On January 11, 2022 Montgomery County, Iowa Supervisors passed a resolution in support of the Second Amendment and declared the county a Second Amendment Sanctuary. If you happen to know the vote count for this resolution, please let us know by emailing email@example.com.
Verification Citation/Source: Montgomery County, IA – County Board of Supervisors
Resolution date passed: 11 Jan 2022
Vote Count: Unknown.
Resolution Declaring Montgomery 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, “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 Montgomery County, Iowa; and
WHEREAS, the people of Montgomery County, Iowa derive economic benefit from all safe forms of firearms recreation, hunting, and shooting conducted within Montgomery County using all types of firearms allowable under the United States Constitution and the laws of the State of Iowa; and
WHEREAS, the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors was elected to represent the citizens of Montgomery 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 Montgomery County is a Second Amendment Sanctuary County, as Montgomery County opposes the enactment of any legislation that would infringe upon the constitutional right of the people of Montgomery County to keep and bear arms.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors hereby declares Montgomery County to be a Second Amendment Sanctuary County, and hereby states its opposition to the enactment of any legislation that would infringe upon the constitutional right of the people of Montgomery County to keep and bear arms.
Dated this 11th day of January, 2022.
MONTGOMERY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Mark Peterson, Chair
ATTEST: Stephanie Burke, Auditor
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