The Town of Tiffany Board of Supervisors would like to thank the many townspeople for their input on this resolution at the July Monthly Meeting.
There were differences of opinion, but everyone acted with respect, in a calm and peaceful manner, which ultimately helped us come to an agreed upon resolution
Below is the accepted, amended resolution. The board will move to adopt this resolution at the August Monthly Meeting.
TOWN OF TIFFANY
DUNN COUNTY, WISCONSIN
Constitutional Rights Protection Resolution
WHEREAS, the Constitution of the United States is the Supreme Law of our nation; and;
WHEREAS, the Bill of Rights added the first 10 amendments to the United State Constitution in order to provide specific guarantees of personal freedoms, clearly defined limitations on the governments power, and explicit declarations that all rights and powers not granted to the U.S. Congress are reserved for the States or the people; and;
WHEREAS, the Right of the People to Keep and Bear Arms is guaranteed as an Individual Right under the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution; reads “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of the free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed;” and under the Constitution of the State of Wisconsin, Article 1, Section 25, read “The people have the right to keep and bear arms for security, defense, hunting, recreation or any other lawful purpose;” and;
WHEREAS, the Right of the People to Keep and Bear Arms for the defense of Life, Liberty and Property is regarded as an inalienable Right by the People of Town of Tiffany, Wisconsin, and;
WHEREAS, the People of the Town of Tiffany, Wisconsin derive an economic benefit from all safe forms of firearms recreation, hunting and shooting conducted within the Town of Tiffany using all types of firearms allowable under the United States Constitution and the Constitution of the State of Wisconsin, and;
WHEREAS, the Town of Tiffany Board of Supervisors, being elected to represent the people of Town of Tiffany and being duly sworn by their Oath of Office to uphold the United States Constitution and the Constitution of the State of Wisconsin, and;
WHEREAS, the Town of Tiffany Board of Supervisors is concerned about the passage of any bill containing language which could be interpreted as infringing the rights of the citizens of Town of Tiffany to keep and bear arms, and;
WHEREAS, the Town of Tiffany Board of Supervisors wishes to express its deep commitment to the rights of all citizens of Town of Tiffany to keep and bear arms.
NOW, THEREFORE, IT BE AND IS HEREBY RESOLVED that the People of Town of Tiffany, Wisconsin, do hereby oppose the enactment of any legislation that would infringe upon the Right of the People to keep and bear arms.
VOTE REQUIREMENT FOR PASSAGE: Majority
RESOLUTION SUMMARY: Town of Tiffany advocates the constitutional rights of its citizens.
Approved as to form:
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Lee Kegan- Supervisor I
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Steve Boyd-Supervisor II
Considered Date: ___7-12-21____
Adopted Date: _____________
Vote: ____ Ayes _____ Noes ____ Absent _____ Vacant