A small county in North Carolina voted last week to declare itself a “gun sanctuary.”The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 on March 6 for a symbolic resolution. It says, in part, that the county will defy efforts by state or federal government to enforce strict gun-control laws. Written by County Commissioner Dan Eichenbaum, the resolution cites the Second Amendment and the right to “keep and bear arms” for protection, The Cherokee Scout reported. CALIFORNIA COUNTY’S SANCTUARY POLICY MAY HAVE PROTECTED ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT BEFORE MURDER, DOCUMENTS SHOWCommissioner C.B. The Cherokee Scout reported that the county’s decision to refuse to implement federal laws that do not comport with its own policies bears some similarities to the concept of sanctuary cities refusing to enforce federal immigration policies.
Source: Fox News March 16, 2019 01:41 UTC