Carter County latest to become Second Amendment sanctuary in state

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GRAYSON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Carter County became the latest county in the state to declare itself a Second Amendment sanctuary.

The Judge-Executive’s Office said more than 100 people were in attendance for the vote and it was approved unanimously.

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Carter County joins six other counties in the state that have already passed the resolution including: Cumberland, Hancock, Harlan, Knott, Letcher and Lewis.

Second Amendment sanctuary counties say the goal is to protect the rights of gun owners by not abiding by gun control laws seen as a violation of the Second Amendment.

Opponents say the resolutions are mainly symbolic and can’t be enforced.