While a number of states are currently considering legislation to nullify federal gun laws, rules, acts, orders and regulations, and various sheriffs around the country are issuing notice that they will not enforce any such federal laws, a new grassroots undercurrent could be building to support those efforts: local governments nullifying unconstitutional federal acts that violate the 2nd Amendment.
Last week, Beaufort County, North Carolina became the first in the country to do so. On Tuesday, Franklin County, Indiana joined them by passing a 2nd Amendment Preservation Ordinance. It passed unanimously, and County Commissioner Scott M. McDonough says they mean business.
“The citizens of Franklin County take the Constitution seriously and the State and Federal government need to do so as well,” he said.
The ordinance itself is an extremely strong stand in support of the 2nd Amendment. It reads, in part:
All federal acts, laws, orders, rules or regulations regarding firearms are a violation of the 2nd Amendment
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