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Iron County Utah Tells Feds Ė Donít Try to Enforce Gun Laws Here
Freedom Outpost ^ | Mar. 15, 2013 | Tim Brown

Posted on 03/15/2013 5:19:21 PM PDT by EXCH54FE

Iron County, Utah is making a preemptive strike against the Federal government’s 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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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; US: Utah
KEYWORDS: banglist; guncontrol; secondamendment
In talking with Iron County Sheriff Mark Gower, he said, “I will not allow anyone to come into this county and violate the Constitution of the United States or Utah. If I have to stand in the street and stop that from happening I would do it.” He further said, “I have refused to sign any agreements or contracts with Homeland Security or any other federal department and no one can come in and preempt the local control of our law enforcement. I will never give my command and control of the sheriff’s office to an outside agency. The US Constitution will not be violated on my watch.”
1 posted on 03/15/2013 5:19:21 PM PDT by EXCH54FE
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To: EXCH54FE
I have seen a statement released by the "UTAH SHERIFFS ASSOCIATION" which echoes this sentiment.

Looks like a widely held position in Utah.
2 posted on 03/15/2013 6:15:50 PM PDT by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum -- "The Taliban is inside the building")
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To: EXCH54FE
Here is a link to a PDF of the position statement of the Utah Sheriffs Association. <-- link to PDF file.
3 posted on 03/15/2013 6:19:30 PM PDT by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum -- "The Taliban is inside the building")
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To: EXCH54FE

Bump


4 posted on 03/15/2013 6:21:48 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: Tainan

“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.”


5 posted on 03/15/2013 7:57:17 PM PDT by vette6387
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To: vette6387

Man, that is sure the truth right there.


6 posted on 03/15/2013 8:21:50 PM PDT by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum -- "The Taliban is inside the building")
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To: Tainan

Having moved from MD to Utah last year I can only say “free...thank God...free at last.


7 posted on 03/15/2013 8:24:17 PM PDT by ogen hal (First amendment or reeducation camp?)
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To: EXCH54FE

Iron County, Utah includes Cedar City, Utah, the home of Southern Utah University. SUU is the college that Christopher Darner the Cop Killer, attended.


8 posted on 03/15/2013 8:43:38 PM PDT by svxdave (Life is too short to wear a fake Rolex.)
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