On February 19, 2013, Seward County, Kansas 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Verification Citation/Source: Seward County, KS – County Commissioners
Resolution date passed: 19 Feb 2013
Vote Count: Unknown.
RESOLUTION NO. 2013-04
A RESOLUTION TO PRESERVE AND DEFEND THE SECOND AMENDMENT OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION
WHEREAS, the Second Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America states that “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Aims, shall not be infringed”; and
WHEREAS, the Supreme Court of the United States in two recent cases, District of Columbia v. Heller and McDonald v. Chicago, has held that the right to keep and bear arms is an individual right; and
WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners of Seward County, Kansas desires to adopt a formal Resolution to preserve and defend the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of County Commissioners of Seward County, Kansas, sitting in a duly called session on this that: The County of Seward, Kansas will not enforce any unlawful and unconstitutional statutes, executive orders or other regulations and proclamations which conflict, and are expressly preempted, by the United States Supreme Court’s rulings on the right of an individual to keep and bear arms; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board of County Commissioners of Seward County, Kansas calls upon the United States Congress, the Governor of the State of Kansas and all elected officials of the State of Kansas to preserve and defend the Second Amendment of the Constitution of the United States as an individual right of the citizens of the State of Kansas and to nullify any statutes, executive orders or other regulations and proclamations that infringe on the right of an individual to keep and bear arms.
This Resolution was approved and adopted this 19th day of February, 2013. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS: SEWARD COUNTY, KANSAS
Ada Linenbroker, Chair
Doug LaFreniere, Vice-Chair
C.J. Wettstein, Member
Randy Malin, Member
Jim Rice, Member
Stacia D. Long, Seward County Clerk
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