Sheriffs Arresting Feds? 2nd Amendment ‘Sanctuary Movement’ to Protect Lawful Gun Ownership Grows in US

With the new Biden administration promising to take executive action to tackle ‘gun violence’ at the federal level, and some states doing the same, many local jurisdictions are taking their own actions to protect their citizens’ constitutional right to bear arms. As such, the Second Amendment sanctuary movement has been growing throughout the country, with hundreds of counties passing declarations protecting gun rights from overreaching state governments, as well as Uncle Sam.

But now, a county in the ‘Show Me’ state of Missouri has taken this idea to a new level, criminalizing any federal enforcement of unconstitutional efforts to violate gun rights.

As The Blaze notes:

The sanctuary movement has only recently come to the state of Missouri, with several counties recently declaring themselves Second Amendment sanctuaries and the state legislature pushing similar bills. But Newton County might have adopted the strongest language in the entire country – going so far as to criminalize enforcement or cooperation with federal law enforcement who seek to enforce such policies.

Newton County passed an ordinance this month to invalidate any attempt by the federal government, including by Congress or the executive branch, to infringe on the Second Amendment rights of its citizens.

The Blaze reports that the Second Amendment Preservation Act of Newton County, Missouri, states:

Be it enacted by the Newton County Missouri Commission as follows: All federal acts, laws, orders, rules and regulations passed by the Federal government and specifically any Presidential Administration whether past, present or future, which infringe on the people’s right to keep and bear arms as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the United States and Article 1, Section 23 of the Missouri Constitution shall be invalid in the county, shall not be recognized by this county, and specifically rejected by this county, and shall be considered null and void and of no effect in this county.

Such acts, laws, orders, rules and regulations include but are not limited to any tax levy, fee, or stamp imposed on firearms, firearm accessories, or ammunition not common to all other goods and services … any registration or tracking of firearms, firearm accessories or ammunition … any act ordering the confiscation of firearms, firearm accessories or ammunition … and finally, any act, whether past, present or future passed by the United States Congress and signed into law by the Federal Government and specifically any Presidential Administration which infringes on the people’s right to keep and bear arms in Newton County, Missouri shall be considered null and void by the county and not recognized by this county.

The Newton County ordinance also adds: “Any and all federal agents trying to enforce the regulations listed in Section (1) shall be subject to arrest by the Sheriff’s department.”

Paul Crespo

Paul Crespo is the Managing Editor of American Defense News. A defense and national security expert, he served as a Marine Corps officer and as a military attaché with the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) at US embassies worldwide. Paul holds degrees from Georgetown, London, and Cambridge Universities. He is also CEO of SPECTRE Global Risk, a security advisory firm, and President of the Center for American Defense Studies, a national security think tank.

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Carl
Carl
2 days ago

Great idea!

Dan Stone
Dan Stone
2 days ago

Get this damn Government OUT of our lives!

Otto Zeit
Otto Zeit
2 days ago
Reply to  Dan Stone

They won’t go quietly!

YO VINNIE
YO VINNIE
2 days ago
Reply to  Otto Zeit

Neither will we.

Bama Bill
Bama Bill
2 days ago
Reply to  Dan Stone

It’s actually Mr. George Soros “Buying” all the dems, media, etc. He only funds over 2,300 liberal groups like MoveOn, Planned Parenthood, BLM, etc. He started “Buying” European politicians back in 1972, now “Owns” his “European Union”. Barry was supposed to give him an “American Union”, but failed, as did Hillary, now B1den is trying it.

steve
steve
15 hours ago
Reply to  Bama Bill

So? When will someone (please!) shoot George? Look, if the courts won’t act and we KNOW very well who the bad actors are, we may as well eliminate these dangerous people ourselves. THEY HAVE declared war on us. When are we going to declare war also on them?

Tger
Tger
2 days ago

Finally, common sense. Don’t Tread On Me.

YO VINNIE
YO VINNIE
2 days ago

There may be even regular citizens “arresting” the feds.

Bunny
Bunny
2 days ago

All red states should declare that they are a gun sanctuary state just the way the demoRATS did it with illegal aliens.

Art
Art
2 days ago

If only all counties would enact such legislation.

Mark
Mark
2 days ago

well that’s better than sending those FOOLS home in Body Bags which would happen if the Feds were Stupid enough to try and take peoples guns away.

Don
Don
2 days ago

Don’t let the fools get you down, be a proud American, and in view of the social/administration attacks on white males, be a proud WAM, white American male ILLEGITIMI NON CARBORUNDUM

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Kenneth Barr
Kenneth Barr
2 days ago

Every state & county should adopt this law before it’s too late!!

Rico
Rico
2 days ago

THE FOUNDERS of the country would have done the same..and they DID !!

Bama Bill
Bama Bill
2 days ago

IF any POTUS ever deserved to be “IMPEACHED”, it Joe B1DEN! IF he ever sets foot in Alabama, I’d sure as hell make it miserable for him. Valve stems disappering from tires, cars running out of gas in front of his motorcade, and other “Accidents” that don’t do any “Damage”, just piss him off.

steve
steve
15 hours ago
Reply to  Bama Bill

If it is true that the Texas electrical grid failure was in some way caused by the Dems they deserve war and more of it than they ever bargained for.


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