American sheriffs unite to defy Obama’s gun grabbing laws
By Jim Kouri, Law Enforcement Examiner
Jim Kouri, CPP, the fifth Vice President and Public Information Officer of the National Association of Chiefs of Police, has served on the National Drug Task Force and trained police and security officers throughout the country.
Joining a growing number of the nation’s law enforcement officials refusing to partake in unconstitutional actions ordered by the federal government, the sheriff of Linn County, Ore., sent a preemptive letter to Vice President Joe Biden on Sunday stating he is prepared to refuse to enforce federal regulations “offending the constitutional rights of [Linn County] citizens.”
According to his letter to Biden, Sheriff Tim Mueller will also prohibit his department’s “enforcement of any unconstitutional regulations or orders by federal officers” within his jurisdiction.
Several states have passed laws preventing local law enforcement officers from enforcing unconstitutional laws such as federal gun-control laws including Utah, South Dakota, Tennessee, Idaho and others. Recently Kentucky and Wyoming introduced similar legislation….
[TWG NOTE: Montana has also introduced “Sheriffs First” legislation. On Friday, the measure cleared the Legislature’s House Judiciary Committee and is now headed to the House floor. You can learn more about the Sheriff’s First efforts here: http://sheriffsfirst.org and about Sheriff Mack’s “County Sheriff Project” here: http://www.countysheriffproject.org/
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