Shepherdsville City Council passes 2nd Amendment sanctuary city resolution

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — UPDATE: 

Shepherdsville City Coucilmember Bonnie Enlow says the city passed the resolution Monday night to become a Second Amendment sanctuary city.

“Yes it did pass. We had a full house, no one spoke against it and all of the council voted for it. Now hopefully other cities will follow our lead,” Enlow said in a statement to WHAS11. 

Original Story from Jan. 13. 

The Shepherdsville City Council will meet Monday night to vote on a resolution to make the city a second amendment sanctuary city. 

According to a copy of the resolution, 

“The Shepherdsville City Council hereby designates the City of Shepherdsville as a Second Amendment Sanctuary in order to preserve for the citizens of Shepherdsville their rights as guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States of America.

Be it further resolved, the Shepherdsville City Council hereby expresses its intent to uphold the Second Amendment rights of the citizens of Shepherdsville, Kentucky.

Be it further resolved, the Shepherdsville City Council hereby declares its intent to oppose any infringement on the right of law-abiding citizens to keep and bear arms.

Be it further resolved, the Shepherdsville City Council through this Resolution hereby declares our rights, our freedom, and our liberty as guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States of America.”

This vote comes on the heels of a number of Kentucky counties proposing to become second amendment sanctuary counties along with a rally in Frankfort.

WHAS11 will update the outcome of the decision on this resolution.

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