Virginia Democrats’ push for new gun controls is having a major ripple effect hundreds of miles south in Florida, where at least 10 counties, fearing their state could be next, have declared themselves “Second Amendment sanctuaries.”
With residents’ backing, county commissioners have passed resolutions saying they will resist efforts by higher-ups to force gun registration or even confiscation of firearms already in citizens’ hands.
On Saturday, gun rights activists plan to rally at government offices in Santa Rosa County, which lies in the Panhandle section of the state with its dense population of military and veterans, hoping to send a message of support to local commissioners and a warning to the Florida legislature not to follow Virginia’s path.
January 16, 2020
‘God-given right’: Virginia Democrats set off ‘Second Amendment sanctuary’ spree in Florida
[We live in interesting times.
Maybe we could some day soon, as in a year or two, start seeing prosecutions for civil rights violations.—Joe]