2A Resolution In Anderson County, S.C.

BY Herschel Smith
2 weeks, 4 days ago

It sounds pretty good, right up until the last part.

It shall be the duty of the Sheriff of Anderson County to determine whether or any federal or state regulation of firearms, firearms accessories, and ammunition violates section (a) herein; provided, however, that nothing contained herein prevents the Anderson County Sheriff from enforcing any federal or state law found to be constitutional by a court of competent jurisdiction.

You see, there’s the rub.  The .gov will always be able to find a corrupt judge who will say just about anything is constitutional and righteous when it is neither.

Therefore, the resolution is toothless.  The good people of Anderson County should remedy this situation by [1] throwing the bums out, and [2] crafting a resolution that is not obviously written by the county attorney.


Comments

  1. On July 27, 2020 at 10:15 pm, Noah Davis said:

    Honestly, most of these resolutions are toothless. The sad thing is that the one you linked to here is actually an ordinance, rather than a resolution. So, toothless though it may be, it actually has more bite than most of the other “Resolutions” that have been passed throughout the years.

    I built the Sanctuary Counties website, so you might say that I have seen a lot of these resolutions… In my opinion and experience, the biggest benefit of this isn’t in the resolution, but in the process. When we passed a Sanctuary Resolution in my county, we were able to get more than 1,000 county residents to show up to a board of supervisors meeting. I’m not sure they EVER had that many people at one of those meetings. Meanwhile we had people out getting petitions signed, registering voters, and getting people signed up for the Virginia Citizens Defense League.

    So, while the resolution is a nice piece of paper and an accomplishment; the real win is the gathering of like-minded individuals. Additionally, we get to see who did and who did not vote in favor of the resolution. This can help us know who we need to get replaced on the board of supervisors for the next round of elections.

    I agree with you, though. I am not a fan of that last part. Kinda spoils the whole thing…

  2. On July 27, 2020 at 10:20 pm, Noah Davis said:

    I like your point about the damned county attorneys as well. I’ve seen, in a number of cases, that it has been the county attorneys that water these resolutions down. On the bright side, in some cases, the county attorney is an elected official as well. As you stated, seeing what they’ve done to these resolutions, this would be a great reason to “throw the bums out” and get someone in there who isn’t a coward and actually upholds our constitutional rights.

  3. On July 27, 2020 at 10:28 pm, Herschel Smith said:

    @Noah,

    Thanks for your visit. Keep up the hard work. It’s God’s work. Take heart.

  4. On July 27, 2020 at 10:39 pm, Herschel Smith said:

    Oh Noah, and send me any updates you get on new resolutions.

  5. On July 27, 2020 at 10:56 pm, Noah Davis said:

    It’s honestly a lot of work. Lol… You aren’t joking! But, it became a passion project of mine. I’ll see what I can do about sending updates. If you want you can send me your email address and I can add you to our Discord server. We discuss all of our new updates as well as new national map releases in there throughout the week, so you could be in the loop with all this stuff. Just let me know. You can email me at contact@sanctuarycounties.com.

  6. On July 27, 2020 at 10:59 pm, Noah Davis said:

    If you’d like me to just email you when I post new stuff, please just send me an email at the address I just posted and I’ll do my best to copy you when I publish these. Thank you so much! I like your website a lot!

  7. On July 28, 2020 at 2:27 pm, Jim Wiseman said:

    A similar thing happened in my western NC county. The Commissioners passed a “sanctuary county” resolution which was said to have the support of the Sheriff and county attorney. This “support” told me that the resolution had no teeth, since none of the parties involved have ever stuck their neck out for anything.

    Since the resolution was supposedly to support the Second Amendment, I asked one of the commissioners if the county was going to now allow concealed carry in county buildings. I was told that the resolution doesn’t supercede state or federal law. So there you go. (Actually NC counties may “allow” carrying in county buildings, but he was apparently ignorant of that fact.)

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