Second Amendment Sanctuary
Second Amendment Sanctuary, also referred to as Second Amendment Preservation Ordinance or Second Amendment Protection Act, refers to resolutions adopted by some jurisdictions in the United States to not expend resources to enforce certain gun control measures perceived as violative of the Second Amendment. The sanctuary nomenclature is an allusion to sanctuary cities, jurisdictions that have resolved to not assist federal enforcement of immigration laws against illegal aliens.
- El Paso
- Fremont (and Cañon City)
- Kit Carson
- Moffat (and Craig City)
- Rio Blanco
- Rio Grande
30 out of 33 county sheriffs have signed a letter by the New Mexico Sheriffs Association vowing to not assist in enforcing certain gun control. Taos initially passed a resolution but later repealed it.
- Chaves (and Roswell City)
- De Baca
- Eddy (and Carlsbad City)
- Otero (and Alamogordo City)
- Rio Arriba (and Española City)
- San Juan (Bloomfield City, Farmington City, Kirtland Town)
The SAFE Act was passed in 2013. After passage, New York counties started passing resolutions opposing the SAFE Act. There are currently 52 out of 62 counties with such resolutions. The New York State Sheriffs Association sued to block the law.
- Ferry (and Republic City)
- Grays Harbor
- Pend Oreille
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