Missouri Sheriffs Pledge to Not Enforce Obama’s Gun Control Laws

A group of about a dozen Missouri sheriffs sent a letter to Barack Obama vowing not to enforce Obama’s gun control laws.
CBS Local reported:

President Barack Obama continues to push gun control proposals in Washington D.C., Sheriff Charles M. Heiss, R-Johnson County is asking fellow law enforcers to sign and send this letter to the president.

The letter expresses concern with the Obama administration and the president’s gun control laws he laid out before Congress last week.

“It appears to me and many Americans that there is a genuine desire on the part of your administration to restrict the Second Amendment rights of law abiding American citizens in the interest of curbing gun violence in our nation,” Heiss wrote. “Any attempt to restrict these Second Amendment rights through executive order is unconstitutional and tantamount to an all-out assault on the United States Constitution.”

In the letter Heiss tells the president that he has a duty to protect his constituents from incidents of crime, and has the responsibility to protect and preserve their rights and liberties.

Newly elected Sheriff Michael Dixon, R-Osage County is one of about a dozen sheriffs in Missouri to have signed and sent Heiss’ letter.

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  • RedBeard

    Apparently, these sheriffs take their oath of office seriously, unlike Barry “Il Duce” Obama, to whom the Constitution is a mere annoyance.

    I ________ do solemnly swear that I will protect, defend and preserve the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of Missouri, and to the best of my ability will perform the duties of the Office of Sheriff of ______________ County, Missouri.

  • Mom5
  • Lim Lynn

    Great more sheriffs joining the bandwagon before Traitor in Chief ban ammunition for Law enforcement officers.

  • cavt

    Good–dems can have sanctuary cities, we’ll have gun rights cities–

  • moron

    Like the sheriff in Oregon said, he can’t enforce federal immigration laws, why would they expect him to enforce federal gun laws?

  • Redlite

    Thank you Mom for the link.
    Can anyone explain to us why DHS has ordered over ONE BILLION rounds of ammo?
    It would take the military several wars to use that much. The only reason must be, that the govmt expects a long war against the American public!

    Keep your powder dry!

  • ohio

    When local cops tried to enforce immigration laws, liberals pitched a fit and said local cops could not enforce federal laws, resulting in ‘sanctuary’ cities where illegals are free from prosecution. Now, that local cops are refusing to support/enforce federal gun laws, the libs cry because the cops are not doing their jobs. Liberals are liars and hypocrites

  • Jonah Vark

    Obama wants background checks on American citizens.

    Here’s what happens when police officers do a background check on Obama. They get suspended. Be sure to read the comments…….

    Police Officers Suspended for Running Background Check on Obama

    This is a strange story.
    Two DeKalb County police officers have been placed on paid administrative leave after an investigation revealed they ran a background check on President Barack Obama.
    A representative for the DeKalb County CEO’s office identified the officers as Ryan White and C.M. Route.
    Officials said Obama’s name was typed into a computer inside a DeKalb County police car on July 20 and ran through the National Crime Information Center.
    Is this the wages of “birtherism”? It’s hard to say until we know more, but it’s not the sort of thing that regularly happens to presidents.


    Police officers suspended for Obama check. Should this be a crime?

  • Hy Feiber

    I guess since the Boy Prince only enforces laws he supports, we The People should do the same.

    Witness his refusing to enforce The Defense of Marriage Act, and others.

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  • donh

    Background checks for law abiding gun owners…No background checks for voters.

  • 11B3V

    Where does Jefferson County Missouri Sheriff Glen Boyer stand on this subject?

  • Kate

    I would really like to see a list of the Sheriffs that signed the letter. Anyone have a link?

  • Monkey Wrench

    Sherriffs don’t enforce federal laws anyway. For example, California has almost legalized marijuana but there are still federal laws against it. The local and state law enforcement officials don’t enforce the federal law. Even if they wanted to, they don’t have the authority.

    So if assault rifles are banned by the Feds, it will be up to federal law enforcement to enforce the rules. This sherrif is just posturing. I’m sure this statement will help him politically.

  • Valerie

    Thomas Sowell, asking exactly the right question.


    I would note that the experience of Great Britain ought to be considered very carefully because it is an island nature, and generally rather civilized. Yet, they found that when guns were taken away from law-abiding citizens, the murder and armed robbery rates went up.

    I can understand why politicians from heavily-populated urban centers (New York, Chicago) might want more gun control: after they disarmed their citizens, the criminals still had guns or brought them in. They might theorize that cutting off the sources from out-of-state might help. Great Britain is ideally situated to cut off the supply. Their experience should be considered.

    The same is true of Mexico: the gun control laws there are stringent. They have what amounts to a civil war between the drug cartels and the government. Perhaps an armed citizenry would be helpful. Certainly the US government hasn’t helped the situation.

  • Valerie

    #14 January 22, 2013 at 9:59 am
    Monkey Wrench commented:

    Real assault weapons (machine guns) are unavailable to the American public, except as collectors’ items, and Federal law requires them to be disabled.

  • Lim Lynn

    After the gun ban law? what are we going to expect? Who will stay and who will leave the in the US military? What is the fate of the Nation?

    “On Monday, renowned author and humanitarian Dr. Jim Garrow made a shocking claim about what we can expect to see in Obama’s second term. Garrow made the following Facebook post: I have just been informed by a former senior military leader that Obama is using a new “litmus test” in determining who will stay and who must go in his military leaders. Get ready to explode folks. “The new litmus test of leadership in the military is if they will fire on US citizens or not.” Those who will not are being removed. So, who is the source?

  • Princess Mimi Bergen

    Wow. I have read about sheriffs from various states )WY, MT, TX, TN, KY, VT, a few others) sending letters stating pretty much this, but this is the first time I have heard of a group of sheriffs getting together. Isn’t it nice to see our peace officers following BHO’s own advice and joining for COLLECTIVIST action against tyrannical overreach?

    I hope the police chiefs, sheriffs, and military personnel who have made similar promises are able to follow through if God forbid BHO tries something stupid (and Unconstititional. And evil.)

  • Arnold


    These sheriffs are right.

    The reason our founding fathers put in the 2nd amendment is because they realized that when a govt. becomes too powerful and goes against its people, or usurps power illegally, the people, being more numerous and having more guns, can subdue a criminal govt.

    The facts suggest that Obama is a criminal and Demogangsters have illegally usurped power, triggering the purpose of the 2nd amendment.

    Therefore, the army and public have a legal right to carry out their duty to “pulverize” Obama and the Demogangsters, based on the following grounds:

    Obama is an illegal alien and not legally eligible to be President. The cases against him have been fixed. The Army does not have to follow his orders, as they are null and void as a matter of law.

    As reported in Chicago Jish News, “Obama is the first Jish President.” See:

    www dot chicago jewish news dot com slash story.htm?id=252218&sid=212226

    www period ifamericansknew period org/us_ints/po-obamaj.html

    Also see, “How the Juice took the White House” at:

    www dot real Zionist news dot com slast ?p=461

    We must remember that Obama is an illegal alien and the cases against him have all been fixed by the Jish Oligarchs and the Jish lobby. He is a Manchurian President, owned and operated by his Jish masters. They have installed this scum bag to steal trillions of dollars for them and divert it to them under the guise of grants, contracts, bailouts and stimulus and to help them destroy Whites and America by proxy.

    The Juice despise Whites and Christians, believe they are a separate race called Juice (though they are mostly whites whose ancestors converted to Judaism in the Middle Ages) and are brainwashed by their rabbis and leaders that Whites tried to exterminate them, so them must control Whites first by using the divide and conquer strategy by inciting black-white and Christian-Muslim conflict. Their Tall mud encourages stealing and killing goy yum.

    The Army, it could be argued, has a duty, sua sponte, to remove Obama, an illegal alien posing as President, a criminal who has trespassed into the White House, aided and abetted by a corrupt Judiciary.

    Only when the Army and the armed militia (the public) will stand up and have an armed rebellion against the govt, as envisaged by our founding fathers, will Obama and the Demogangsters stop their crime spree against the nation. Only when heroes like Tim McV target the White House and only when synagogues, infested with ray ping rabbis are “pulverized” (to quote a Demogangster), they will stop their crime spree against Whites and American/EU.

    And when the patriotic jurors exonerate patriots who do their 2nd amendment duty and use the 2nd amendment for its intended legal purpose–to “pulverize” demogangsters, they will really run for cover.

    That is why the Juice are pushing gun control–they are afraid White Xians will one day wake up and realize their crime spree and come after them.

  • JohnT

    Why should they enforce Obama’s gun control laws? When they try to enforce federal immigration law they get hammered.