Town of Candor resolution in support of Second Amendment

CANDOR SAFE ACT

Candor Town Board
Support for the Second Amendment

WHEREAS, the right of the People to Keep and Bear Arms is guaranteed as an individual right under the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution and under the Constitution of the State of New York;

WHEREAS, the right of the People to Keep and Bear Arms for defense of Life, Liberty, and Property is regarded as an Inalienable right by the People of the Town of Candor, Tioga County, New York;

WHEREAS, the People of the Town of Candor, Tioga County, New York, derive economic benefit from all safe forms of firearms recreation, hunting and shooting conducted within Candor using all types of firearms allowable under the United States Constitution and the Constitution of the State of New York;

WHEREAS,the Town of Candor Board, being elected to represent the People of Candor and being duly sworn by their Oath of Office to uphold the United States Constitution and the Constitution of the State of New York;

WHEREAS, the New York State Assembly and the New York State Senate, being elected by the People of the State of New York and being duly sworn by their Oath of Office to uphold the United States Constitution and the Constitution of the State of New York;

WHEREAS, Legislation recently passed by the New York Assembly and Senate infringes on the Right to Keep and Bear Arms and would ban the possession and use of firearms now employed by individual citizens of the Town of Candor, for defense of Life, Liberty and Property and would ban the possession and use of firearms now employed for safe forms of firearms recreation, hunting and shooting conducted within the Town of Candor, Tioga County, New York;

WHEREAS, the Town of Candor Town Board believes there are many other less intrusive means available, other than rash, confusing and inarticulately drafted firearms laws that would effectively, control, manage, and reduce violence in our society, such as mental health reforms anti-bullying programs for schools, enforcement of existing firearms laws to the fullest extent possible, and proper psychological counseling for those in need or who request it;

WHEREAS, the Town of Candor Town Board does hereby oppose the enactment of any legislation that would infringe upon the Right of the People to Keep and Bear arms and consider such laws to be unnecessary and beyond lawful legislative authority granted to our State representatives;

WHEREAS, there is no documented correlation between gun control measures and crime reduction;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Town of Candor Town Board does hereby oppose the enactment of any legislation that would infringe upon the Right of the People to Keep and Bear arms and consider such laws to be unnecessary and beyond lawful legislative authority granted to our State representatives.

2 responses to “Town of Candor resolution in support of Second Amendment

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  2. Whereas the Fracking Industry and Gun Lobby has seen fit to prevent documentation of and immunity (read: clean it up yourself or leave it to the taxpayer) from their “correlations”, and the Candor Town (Idiot) Board has shown its True Allegiance to Big Dollars and Small Minds, I hearby authorize the Members of the Candor Town (Idiot) Board to make restitution for any crimes concerning natural gas and/or guns from this day forward.

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