It's Friday afternoon and sheriffs across Oklahoma are declaring solidarity with each other and the free people they serve. Two days ago, there was one such sheriff, standing alone in Guthrie, Oklahoma.
While professional media outlets are all but silent, citizen journalists are collaborating to provide the information.
Don Spencer (President of OK2A) attended the Logan County Commission Meeting, this morning and on behalf of his fellow citizens, commended both the sheriff and all 3 commissioners as they passed a unanimous resolution to defend constitutional liberties against growing calls to confiscate firearms for various pretenses.
The sheriffs are also leaders in the Oklahoma Sheriffs Association. this signals an orthodoxy of convictions in our state's law enforcement that will likely influence how district attorneys approach prosecution.
In Pittsburg County Sheriff Chris Morris' public letter, he said in part;
" There is nothing more critical during a home invasion, burglary or other assaults and crimes against persons than the ability to protect yourself and your family.
We are very blessed to live in a state that understands and supports the gun rights of Oklahomans secured and guaranteed under the 2nd Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America.
I believe that if every citizen who could legally carry a firearm, would; not only would they and their families be safer, but our entire community would be safer as well."
Oklahoma's state agencies are taking laws far beyond what the legislature intended.
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