WARNER TODD HUSTON ,
Virginia’s Democrat Congressmen are threatening to use the military to invade Virginia counties if they refuse to enforce the strict anti-gun laws the incoming Democrat majority is preparing to pass in the upcoming 2020 session of the state legislature.
One of the chief goals of the Commonwealth’s new governor and his fellow Democrats is to pass a growing list of strict, anti-gun laws that will make owning a firearm in Virginia nearly impossible for the average citizen.
The incoming Democrats will take over the legislature and the governor’s mansion in January 2020, but the party is already introducing a raft of anti-gun laws meant to make it nearly impossible for gun owners to legally keep their firearms. Democrats want to use credit card data to illicitly track gun owners, they want to outlaw tactical training, and firearm lessons, they want to, ban AR-15s and so-called “assault rifles,” they want to hike fees, add new laws to govern ammunition and storage, make more types of gun sales illegal, set up gun confiscation, and a growing list of other laws to burden gun owners with so many rules, fees, and regulations that gun ownership will be extremely expensive and difficult.
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But another list is growing in Virginia, too. A major backlash to the growing anti-American agenda has spurred a massive 75 counties to jump to preventative action and to declare themselves “Second Amendment sanctuary” counties where the strict new gun laws will not be enforced.
These counties are having mass meetings where the question is being put to the test. So far, 75 out of the state’s 95 counties have adopted varying resolutions preemptively declaring anti-gun laws null and void inside their jurisdictions.
Well over three quarters of the counties is a huge rebellion against the state legislature!
But both state Democrats and their federal comrades are threatening these counties with heavy-handed action — maybe even military action — if these counties refuse to enforce the state’s new anti-Second Amendment laws.
Democratic Virginia Rep. Gerry Connolly, for instance, recently told the Washington Examiner that counties refusing to enforce the state’s gun laws will bring dire retaliation.
“The law is the law. If that becomes the law, you don’t have a choice, not if you’re a sworn officer of the law,” Connolly said.
Connolly’s fellow Democrat in the state legislature, Virginia Rep. Donald McEachin, even threatened the gun sanctuary counties with an end to funding and even military invasion.
“They certainly risk funding, because if the sheriff’s department is not going to enforce the law, they’re going to lose money. The counties’ attorney offices are not going to have the money to prosecute because their prosecutions are going to go down,” McEachin said. He then added, “And ultimately, I’m not the governor, but the governor may have to nationalize the National Guard to enforce the law. That’s his call, because I don’t know how serious these counties are and how severe the violations of law will be. But that’s obviously an option he has.”
Imagine that! An autocratic Democrat threatening to use the army to invade counties of his own state so he can take Virginia’s gun rights away by force!
What could be more un-American?
By Warner Todd Huston