More rural Texas counties pass "Second Amendment sanctuary" resolutions


Even more Texas sheriffs have received resolutions from officials that make their counties a "Second Amendment sanctuary", which means they will not enforce “unconstitutional” firearm restrictions like red flag laws or outright gun confiscation.

Houston second amendment lawyer Emily Taylor said in Texas, firearms laws are fairly favorable to gun owners, but that could all change.

"If the legislature in Texas turns blue, then more restrictive gun laws, we think, would pass," said Taylor. "If we have a president-elect in 2020, who is very anti-gun and who is going to try and get things done on the federal level, they're coming out right now and saying, 'uh, not in my county'."

She said officer discretion is implemented all the time and is legal, but a state trooper or federal law officer could come in and override any county or city officer.

For more than a month, the "Second Amendment sanctuary" trend in Texas has stemmed from outrageous and restrictive liberal states like Oregon and Illinois.

Other counties to pass pro-Second Amendment resolutions include:

  • Callahan
  • Cherokee
  • Collin
  • Eastland
  • Edwards
  • Ellis
  • Erath
  • Fannin
  • Hood
  • Hudspeth
  • Kaufman
  • Leon
  • Mitchell
  • Montgomery
  • Nolan
  • Palo Pinto
  • Parker
  • Presidio
  • Shackelford
  • Smith
  • Stephens
  • Throckmorton
  • Upshur
  • Waller
  • Wood
  • Young

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