The sheriff of Grayson County, Virginia, said Monday that if gun control legislation proposed by Democrats passes, his department will not enforce those state laws.
“If the bills go through as proposed, they will not be enforced; they’re unconstitutional,” Sheriff Richard Vaughan said. “We swore to uphold the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of Virginia, and that’s what we’ll do.”
Vaughan was one of thousands of gun enthusiasts from around the country in Richmond on Monday, many of whom were heavily armed, to protest sweeping gun legislation proposed by Democrats in the state’s general assembly. The bills would virtually ban military-style firearms, limit the frequency of handgun purchases to once a month, and allow local police to take guns from citizens who they deem to be a threat to others. read more