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Tennessee county mayor creates nullification resolution targeting federal gun legislation

Carter mayor creates resolution targeting federal gun legislation
Published February 14, 2013
By John Thompson - Elizabethton Bureau Chief

ELIZABETHTON — Mayor Leon Humphrey said Thursday that he will present a resolution to the Carter County Commission on Tuesday <Febuary 19> to defend the rights of Carter Countians to keep and bear arms and calls on the state to nullify any federal regulation that would restrict those rights.

“I have been approached by more people over this issue,” Humphrey said of the public’s worries over the expansion of gun control under the administration of President Barack Obama.

Humphrey said the Second Amendment has stood the test of time for more than 200 years and the Supreme Court has repeatedly upheld the amendment and the rights of individual citizens to keep and bear arms..."

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