SCBC adopts resolution to make Stephens County a Second Amendment Sanctuary
The Stephens County Board of Commissioners has voted to make Stephens County a Second Amendment Sanctuary County.
During its planning retreat on Friday, to board voted to approve the resolution.
Chairman Dennis Bell asked for a motion adopting the resolution.
The resolution reads in part, “Whereas, it is the desire of the Stephens County Board of Commissioners to declare its support of the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution and to the provisions of the Constitution of the State of Georgia that protect Stephens County Citizens’ individual, inalienable rights to keep and bear arms.”
The resolution prohibits any agent, employee or official of the county, or any corporation providing services to the county, shall provide material support or participate in any way with the implementation of federal acts, orders, rules, laws or regulations in violation of the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution.
Additionally, the document states the Stephens County Board of Commissioners will not authorize or appropriate funds, resources, employees, agencies, contractors, buildings, detention centers or offices for the purpose of enforcing or assisting in the enforcement of any element of any act, laws, orders, mandates, rules or regulations that infringe on the right by the people to keep and bear arms.
The resolution was adopted unanimously, 5-0.