Second Amendment ‘sanctuary’ status sweeps across Michigan counties

The American Mirror | 2/6/2020 | Staff
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The Second Amendment Sanctuary movement is gaining steam in Michigan, where at least eight counties have approved symbolic resolutions vowing to shield residents from unconstitutional gun laws.

Delta County in the Upper Peninsula became the most recent to adopt a resolution with a 3 to 2 vote at a regular commission meeting Tuesday.

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The proposal, which read “ … the people of Delta County, Mich. Affirm their support to the sheriff to exercise sound discretion to not enforce against any citizen unconstitutional firearms laws …,” drew dozens to speak for and against, WLUC reports.

“It means everything but it means nothing. It’s a symbolic resolution, it does not have the weight of law,” Delta commissioner David Moyle said. “So people say well then why do it? Well, the Pledge of Allegiance is very symbolic, it doesn’t have the weight of law, but we are very, very fastidious about that. At least we should be.”

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Delta County commissioners plan to send a copy of the resolution to state lawmakers in Lansing as a clear sign of resistance to any effort to curb residents’ constitutional right to bear arms. Others that have followed the same path include Mackinac County, also in the Upper Peninsula, as well as Cheboygan, Presque Isle, Oscoda, Iosco counties in the northern Lower Peninsula. Osceola County in central Michigan and Lapeer County in the Thumb adopted Second Amendment Sanctuary resolutions, as well.

The effort is seemingly coordinated through a “Michigan for 2A Sanctuary Counties” Facebook page, which was inspired by similar resolutions in Virginia that effectively killed a proposed ban on “assault rifles” there, Jeff Fuss, founder of the group, told Mlive.

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“It’s about making sure people’s voices are being heard, not just at the state level, but also at the local level, at the township, at the county level especially so when people...
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