TWIN FALLS — County commissioners signed a decision Tuesday reaffirming their assist for the Structure after a gaggle of residents urged the board to publicly again the Second Modification.
Residents rallied in entrance of Metropolis Corridor on Thursday to encourage native elected officers to indicate their assist for the precise to bear arms because the federal authorities mulls gun-related laws.
Cities and counties all through Idaho, and the remainder of the nation, have handed resolutions over the past yr declaring themselves as “Second Modification sanctuaries.” Within the Magic Valley, each Hagerman and Gooding have handed such resolutions, whereas different municipalities have opted to not.
Commissioner Jack Johnson stated the county wished to keep away from utilizing the time period “sanctuary” given the controversial nature of the title. However commissioners wished to maneuver ahead with a decision that reaffirms the oath they took when elected into workplace to uphold the Structure.
One other municipality in Gooding County has declared itself a “Second Modification sanctuary metropolis.”
Whereas the decision outlines the county’s assist for the Structure as a complete, it additionally features a few paragraphs particularly associated the Second Modification.
These paragraphs record the kinds of laws modifications the county can be against, equivalent to a ban or tax on “firearms, magazines, ammunition or equipment essential to residents of Twin Falls County for protection of life, liberty, and property.”