Skip to comments.Iron County Utah Tells Feds Ė Donít Try to Enforce Gun Laws Here
Posted on 03/15/2013 5:19:21 PM PDT by EXCH54FE
Iron County, Utah is making a preemptive strike against the Federal governments attempts to infringe upon the Second Amendment rights of its citizens. According to a press release,Laws that violate 2nd Amendment are null and void and have no effect in Iron County, Utah.
Today in Southwest Utah, the Iron County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously in passing an Iron County Second Amendment Protection Resolution. This is the second Resolution passed in the county, the first being the Cedar City Second Amendment Resolution passed by the City Council.
In that resolution, passed by Cedar City on February 13th, 2013, the Chief of Police is directed to support the resolution if the federal government attempts to enforce federal gun laws.
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Governing Board of Iron County, Utah the Iron County Board of Commissioners declares that any federal act, law, order, executive order, rule, or regulation regarding firearms that is a violation and infringement of the 2nd Amendment of the Constitution of the United States, passed by the Congress, and/or signed by the President, violating the true meaning and intent of the 2nd Amendment of the Constitution of the United States as given by the Founders and Ratifiers of the Constitution, is invalid in Iron County, shall not be recognized by Iron County, is specifically rejected by Iron County, and shall be considered null and void and of no effect in Iron County.
The county resolution goes further:
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that it shall be the duty of the Sheriff of Iron County to take all measures as may be necessary to prevent the enforcement of any federal acts, laws, orders, rules, or regulations in violation of the 2nd Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
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“Looks like a widely held position in Utah. “
If memory serves me correctly, 27 out of the 28 Utah County Sheriffs have taken the same position on the 2A The lone “holdout” is the @$$hole who claims to be the Sheriff of Salt Lake County! It’s always the same, the “big city” LEO’s have their testicles in a “lock box.”
Man, that is sure the truth right there.
Having moved from MD to Utah last year I can only say “free...thank God...free at last.
Iron County, Utah includes Cedar City, Utah, the home of Southern Utah University. SUU is the college that Christopher Darner the Cop Killer, attended.