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Missouri Sheriffs Pledge To Not Enforce Obama’s Gun Control Laws

JOHNSON COUNTY, Mo (KMOX) – As President Barack Obama continues to push gun control proposals in Washington D.C., Sheriff Charles M. Heiss, R-Johnson County is asking fellow law enforcers to sign and send this letter to the president.

The letter expresses concern with the Obama administration and the president’s gun control laws he laid out before Congress last week.

“It appears to me and many Americans that there is a genuine desire on the part of your administration to restrict the Second Amendment rights of law abiding American citizens in the interest of curbing gun violence in our nation,” Heiss wrote. “Any attempt to restrict these Second Amendment rights through executive order is unconstitutional and tantamount to an all-out assault on the United States Constitution.”

In the letter Heiss tells the president that he has a duty to protect his constituents from incidents of crime, and has the responsibility to protect and preserve their rights and liberties.

Newly elected Sheriff Michael Dixon, R-Osage County is one of about a dozen sheriffs in Missouri to have signed and sent Heiss’ letter.

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This is good news, but it

This is good news, but it would be a lot better if these fellows just got down to business and pressed for their state to declare all competent adults to be automatically members of that state's militia. it would immediately place that population beyond the reach of federal gun regulations.



Thanks for Missouri News

appreciate the heads up. Was quickly looking to see if I could find the list of all the MO sheriffs who signed on, but don't have time right now.