VA Sheriff says He’ll Deputize Thousands

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VA Sheriff says He’ll Deputize Thousands


Post by von Clausewitz » Sun Dec 08, 2019 7:51 pm

Sheriff Scott Jenkins of Culpeper County, Va. proposed a way to exempt citizens from newly proposed Virginia gun laws that might otherwise bar them from owning certain firearms.

In a Wednesday Facebook post, Jenkins warned that some of the gun laws proposed in the Virginia General Assembly would “disarm or handicap our law-abiding in their defense,” and in turn suggested he would confer the label of deputy on thousands of law-abiding citizens to include them in law enforcement carve-outs included in new gun legislation.

“I remain very optimistic that our General Assembly will not pass the proposed bills. Obviously, if passed, there are many of us willing to challenge these laws through the courts,” Jenkins said. “In addition, if necessary, I plan to properly screen and deputize thousands of our law-abiding citizens to protect their constitutional right to own firearms. ... -gun-bans/

I’m headed to VA in 10 days yo spend the holidays with my son, DiL and three of my grandkids...the son is stationed in VA,

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