Warren County becomes a gun sanctuary

December 11, 2019
In The News

FRONT ROYAL – More than 1,000 citizens, many donning orange stickers reading “Guns SAVE Lives,” packed Warren County High School’s auditorium to support a resolution declaring the locality a Second Amendment sanctuary.

After hearing from 47 citizens over three hours, the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a resolution naming the county a Second Amendment sanctuary. The resolution states “the Federal government has no authority to enforce state laws and States cannot be compelled to enforce Federal laws.”

Warren County joined a growing number of localities passing similar resolutions as gun safety laws are likely to be approved in the General Assembly. Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring told CBS 6 News in Richmond that the resolutions will not prevent the enforcement of the proposed laws.

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