This is a local issue, but it represents a much larger, much more important issue: pushback against – or more properly, nullification of – unconstitutional federal intrusions into state and local matters where they don’t belong.
This morning, Tuesday, January 22nd, at approximately 9:30AM, the El Paso County Board of County Commissioners will be considering, and likely voting favorably for, a “Resolution in Defense of 2nd Amendment Rights.”
As is typical in such a resolution, there are lots of “whereases” but the first “whereas” is the most important:
Whereas, the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution provides that “a well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed”…
And then it gets to the good stuff: