On August 23, 2021, Wayne County, Iowa Supervisors 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: Wayne County, IA – County Supervisors
Resolution date passed: 23 Aug 2021
Vote Count: Unknown.
Wayne County, Iowa Resolution if 22-12
A RESOLUTION DECLARING WAYNE 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 of the United States Constitution,
WHEREAS, the right of the people to keep and bear arms for defense of life, liberty and property is regarded as an inalienable right of the people of Wayne County, Iowa and
WHEREAS, the people of Wayne County, Iowa derive economic benefit from all safe forms of firearms recreation, hunting, and shooting conducted within Wayne County using all types of firearms allowable under the United States Constitution and the laws of the State of Iowa, and
WHEREAS, the Wayne County Board of Supervisors have been elected to represent the citizens of Wayne 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, legislation is currently being considered or expected to be proposed by both the Federal Legislature and the Iowa State Legislature that potentially seeks to infringe on the constitutionally protected right of citizens to keep and bear arms, and
WHEREAS, the Wayne County Board of Supervisors wants to ensure that the rights of the citizens of Wayne County are protected, and
WHEREAS, the Wayne County Board of Supervisors understands that the Federal Legislature and the Iowa State Legislature cannot be solely trusted to protect citizens Second Amendment rights, and
WHEREAS, it is desirable to declare that Wayne County is a Second Amendment Sanctuary County, as Wayne County opposes the enactment of any legislation or the issuance of executive order, that would infringe upon the constitutional right of the people of Wayne County to keep and bear arms, and
WHEREAS, legislation of the Congress of the United States or of the Iowa General Assembly, or any promulgated by the Federal or State of Iowa Executive that infringes upon the constitutionally protected natural right of the people of Wayne County to keep and bear arms shall not be enforced by any individual employed by the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office or any other employee of Wayne County.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Wayne County Board of Supervisors hereby declare Wayne County to be a Second Amendment Sanctuary County, and hereby states its opposition to the enactment of legislation, the issuance of executive order, or the promulgation of any regulation after the date of adoption of this resolution that would infringe upon the constitutionally protected natural right of the people of Wayne County to keep and bear arms.
Approved and dated this 23 day of August, 2021, at Corydon, Wayne County, Iowa.
David Dotts, Board of Supervisor Chairman
Tom Swearingin, Board of Supervisor Member
Don Seams, Board of Supervisor Member
Keith Davis, Wayne County Sheriff
Michelle Dooley, Wayne County Auditor
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