On September 28, 2021, Winnebago County, Iowa Supervisors passed a resolution in support of the Second Amendment. The Resolution passed with a vote of 3-0.
Verification Citation/Source: Winnebago County, IA – County Supervisors
Resolution date passed: 28 Sep 2021
Vote Count: 3 Aye – 0 Nay.
RESOLUTION DECLARING WINNEBAGO 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, “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 Winnebago County, lowa; and
WHEREAS, the people of Winnebago County, lowa derive economic benefit from all safe forms of firearms manufacturing, sales, recreation, hunting, and shooting conducted within Winnebago County using all types of firearms allowable under the United States Constitution and the laws of the State of lowa; and
WHEREAS, the Winnebago County Board of Supervisors was elected to represent the citizens of Winnebago County, and have sworn by their Oath of Office to uphold the United States Constitution and the Constitution of the State of lowa; and
WHEREAS, lowa 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 lowa; and
WHEREAS, legislation is currently being considered and may be considered in the future that infringes on the constitutionally protected right of citizens to keep and bear arms.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Winnebago County Board of Supervisors hereby declares Winnebago 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 Winnebago County to keep and bear arms.
Passed and approved this 28″ day of September, 2021.
Terry Durby, Chairman
Karla Weiss; Auditor
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