On August 10, 2021, the Pocahontas County, Iowa Board of 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Verification Citation/Source: Pocahontas County, IA – Board of Supervisors
Resolution date passed: 10 Aug 2021
Vote Count: Unknown.
Resolution No. 2021-8-#27
RESOLUTION DECLARING POCAHONTAS COUNTY TO BE A SECOND AMENDMENT SANCTUARY COUNTY
WHEREAS, the right of the people to keep and bear aims 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 POCAHONTAS County, Iowa; and
WHEREAS, the people of POCAHONTAS County, Iowa derive economic benefit from all safe forms of firearms recreation, hunting, and shooting conducted within POCAHONTAS County using all types of firearms allowable under the United States Constitution and the laws of the State of Iowa; and
WHEREAS, the POCAHONTAS County Board of Supervisors was elected to represent the citizens of POCAHONTAS 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 POCAHONTAS County is a Second Amendment Sanctuary County, as POCAHONTAS County opposes the enactment of any legislation that would infringe upon the constitutional right of the people of POCAHONTAS County to keep and bear arms.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the POCAHONTAS County Board of Supervisors hereby declares POCAHONTAS 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 POCAHONTAS County to keep and bear aims.
ADOPTED THIS 10TH DAY OF AUGUST, 2021 By: Pocahontas County Board of Supervisors
Clarence Siepker, Chairman
Jeffrey K. Ives
Kalista Herr, Deputy Auditor
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