A number of Illinois counties have passed resolutions declaring themselves as “sanctuary” counties for gun owners in an effort to stop the state legislature from pushing gun control measures, the Associated Press reported.
If the state legislature passes gun bills in Illinois – such as increasing the minimum age for owning a gun, a limit on magazine capacity or a bump stock ban – these Illinois counties would prevent their employees from enforcing such laws.
The move is causing concern with some Democrat legislators:
“I don’t think you can say, ‘I don’t agree with the law so I won’t enforce it,’” said Kathleen Willis, a Democratic state representative. “I think it sends the wrong message.”
Proof once again that some people are immune to self-awareness and irony…