Why A Dozen Washington Sheriff’s Are Refusing To Enforce I-1639
By Tom Knighton
I’m not going to lie. I’m heartened to hear of the acts of defiance throughout the nation on gun control policies. While progressives have applauded “sanctuary cities” for illegal immigrants, now they get a taste of their own medicine.
It tickles me.
Now, people are recognizing that a lot of sheriffs in Washington state have made a stand against this insanity. About a dozen of them, to be specific.
Saying they don’t believe the legislation is constitutional, some sheriffs in Washington are rebelling against a new state gun law.
The law delivers an omnibus assortment of restrictions for gun owners, Fox News reported Monday. Both the National Rifle Association (NRA) and the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) say it is unconstitutional and have initiated a federal lawsuit against the state.
The sheriffs in a dozen rural counties say they will not recognize the law until the courts rule on its legality. At least one police chief has publicly condemned the legislation and refused to enforce it.
Washington voters passed the initiative during last November’s midterm elections. It increases the legal age for purchasing a semi-automatic firearm to 21 from 18, mandates successful completion of a …Read the Rest
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