More than half of US poised to become Second Amendment Sanctuary
With Texas governor’s signature, more than half of the United States will be a Second Amendment Sanctuary.
All it takes is the stroke of a pen — one pen to be precise.
When Texas Governor Greg Abbott signs HB2622 into law, which he’s expected to do any moment, more than half of the country will become a Second Amendment Sanctuary.
According to Noah Davis of sanctuarycounties.com and its companion site constitutionalsanctuaries.com, when Abbott signs the bill, 1,715 of the country’s 3,144 counties – or roughly 54% – will either be self-declared Second Amendment Sanctuaries counties or located in states that that have declared themselves sanctuaries.
“And that doesn’t include all the towns and cities that have self-declared,” Davis said. “There’s been a ton of those too, but I don’t have the manpower to count all of them.”
Davis has diligently tracked the Second Amendment Sanctuary movement since its inception. His maps and data offer the most precise and current information available.
Gov. Abbott, Davis and most others predict, will definitely sign the legislation .
“He’s been begging the state legislature for the bill,” Davis said.
True grassroots effort
The Second Amendment Sanctuary movement began in Davis’ home state of Virginia after the Democrats took control of state government and began passing strong anti-rights laws.
Once 95% of Virginia became Second Amendment Sanctuaries, other states took notice and starting crafting their own legislation.
With no national leaders or funding, it’s a true grassroots movement, centered at the local level.
More city councils and country commissions are declaring themselves Sanctuaries every single day.
Most Second Amendment Sanctuary bills are simple. They declare that the municipal, county or state government simply won’t recognize or enforce any federal law that infringes upon the Second Amendment.
Many of these laws bar local officials from participating in any federal enforcement. Some add civil and criminal penalties.
Legacy media ignores
The majority of the news stories about the Second Amendment Sanctuary movement have been written by local reporters for local newspapers and TV.
Most national news stories have declared that the movement is “symbolic” or “reactionary.”
Once a majority of the country becomes a Second Amendment Sanctuary, I wonder whether these stories will change — assuming the legacy media even notices or covers the movement.
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I wish I had the time to organize a national armed protest. 100,000 armed Americans at each state capital. The Poli's just don't seem to understand these are our rights! We abolished slavery because we believed it was a moral evil. We gave women the right to vote because we believe they have a voice. We keep and bear arms to insure the rest of our rights!!!! California just had another mass shooting and what does their governor do? OHHHH they need more gun control!!!!! I'm pretty sure that psychopath missed the gun free zone signs. They should make bigger signs or change the font.... 🤣
I wish we could follow the US Constitution and just be a 2A Country Sanctuary, as it written and it should be. I despise Democrats and RINOs that constantly fight to remove our 2A protection under the US Constitution.