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In SAFE Act defiance, Dutchess County Legislature says state can’t use county seal for gun recertification (VIDEO)

Dutchess County is telling New York state it can’t use the county seal on letters being sent to county residents who hold pistol permits.

In a 22-3 vote, members of the Dutchess County Legislature on Monday adopted a resolution specifically denying the state permission to use the “name, seal of the county, and county letterhead,” on recertification letters or other purposes connected to the New York SAFE Act gun control legislation.

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Dutchess County Seal Resolution

Dutchess County Seal Resolution 2014 by Evan Hempel

Dutchess County executive Marcus Molinaro issues executive order denying NY state usage of the County Seal

Marcus Molinaro
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Today I issued Executive Order #2 of 2014 affirming that in accordance with county law, the county charter and county code only the Executive and Legislature can assign use of the County Seal.