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

As 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.”

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77 comments on “Missouri Sheriffs Pledge to Not Enforce Obama's Gun Control Laws
  1. crisplang says:

    Why come out like this? The Obama Administration will just add your name to a dissident list for when the time is right.

    • Bill Lanphar says:

      well these guys have guts thats for sure But I understand your point

    • David says:

      I am sure most all of us are one or another of Obummer’s list. Lord knows he has enemies and dissidents. And personally I am proud to make one or all of his lists, he too is on a number of mine.

    • Norma Williams says:

      The Obammy administration is not the only one with “lists”.

  2. Jason says:

    Good for them !

  3. The Old Man says:

    I support them 100%

  4. Kent says:

    Then this Sheriff has completely abandoned our a constitution which has three branches, executive, legislative, judicial. Laws passed by Congress can be reviewed by the judicial branch. Who will make a determination of constitutionality. No laws have been passed or Exeutive zorders (the 23 were proclamations and binding inter agency activities). This sheriff is grandstanding an making a political statement on the back of our Constitution. He is no better than the guy you accuse of abusi g the Constitution. Tell him to go read the Constitution.

    • Lew says:

      OUR GOVERNMENT has ABANDONED OUR CONSTITUTION and The Rule of LAW! The White House,The SENATE ,The HOUSE and The COURTS are full of Traitors to WE the PEOPLE and the likes of you want to point fingers at a Sheriff for doing his DUTY to uphold The CONSTITUTION! WE the PEOPLE need less like you and more like this SHERIFF!

    • Mara says:

      Read Sheriff Richard Mack’s books. You clearly do not understand the Constitutional crisis we are in, and the proper role of the Sheriff. Are you one who believes the US should abdicate our legislative branch to the UN? Because that is the next step. Think before you speak.

    • Anybody got toilet paper for this sh*t?

    • rcbCAL says:

      Stupidity is not a handicap when blogging.

    • MaxEffectUSA says:

      Kent, you obviously haven’t done your home work. State law enforcement such as Sheriffs are not duty bound to follow “Federal” law. Take for instance “legalized marijuana” in states. State law enforcement follows state law and does not arrest for crimes involving marijuana. Federal laws against marijuana are broken. Feds can arrest if they want to. This would work the same way for other State and Federal laws.

      As you stated, these are “executive orders” NOT laws that have been passed by the Senate. They are only supposed to be used in an emergency when the House of Representatives is not in session. Executive orders are NOT to be used because Obama thinks he’s “King” Obama and can rule on his emotion. None of the 23 executive orders would have prevented the “Sandy Hook” massacre. Let’s say these go into effect, what comes next. the total ban of firearms, it’s a slippery slope. Gun control is not about guns it’s about CONTROL. See: Hitler, Stalin, Chavez, Castro, Mao Tse Tung ets just before they committed genocide. Those who don’t learn from history often repeat it.

    • ggswede says:

      I’m sure he has,might I ask you to do the same !

    • fidoes says:

      Yes but the liar in chief is inferring to all his people that he wrote orders and news outlets then picks this up and puke their guts out saying orders were made.This sheriff is drawing a line(rightly so)to make a clear position. The lies distortions and assault on our freedoms have got to end. The people in law enforcement have to remind politicians that they won`t be bowled over by their treason.Sad to say but they want extensive background checks for prospective gun purchasers but no background check to be a politician who writes laws put that in perspective. Law abiding citizens and gun owners did not cause the horrific murder of innocents so taking their guns and freedoms away makes about as much sense as making us ride bicycles because motor vehicles kill people,after all guns and motor vehicles have evil minds of their own.I can tell you where the evil minds and agenda is but it would make too much logical sense for this blog.

    • PierceArrowV12 says:

      Obama and the other Democrat demagogues act just like the Democrat demagogues who stiffed America with the 1850 Fugitive Slave Act, which allowed rogue Southern Democrat “slave-catchers” to kidnap free black people in the free states, even blacks who had never been slaves. I suppose that Kent thinks that the free-state abolitionists who protected black people from the Southern Democrat slave-catchers were also “grandstanding!”

    • medic2003 says:

      This Sheriff and A LOT of others are standing by the oath they took. Your president and most of Congress has abandoned the Constitution. You need to just go and do a search on how many unconstitutional laws EOs and proclamations get done in this country over time. Maybe you cant see it because you havent broken free of the propaganda machine yet. Go study the Constitution some and come back to us with your thoughts after that.

  5. Remington 870 says:

    Only in Red states will Sheriffs stand up and protect their citizens. Our country is already engaged in a Civil War of race and class warfare as created by this fake president. Most of us know the Marxist strategy to disarm citizens is designed to create a slave state. Remember…free men & women own guns….slaves don’t.

  6. Mara says:

    El Paso County, CO, home to Colorado Springs, has again been first in the nation. Yesterday, the county commissioners unanimously passed a resolution upholding the 2nd Amendment, and stood with Sheriff Maketa’s strong statement that he will ACTIVELY OPPOSE any effort that infringes on lawful citizen’s rights!!! They were also the first County in the nation to oppose NDAA, unanimously!

    • ggswede says:

      Wow, this coming from Colorado ? That was highly unexpected !

      • bfit58 says:

        in truth, while the largest population center, Denver , is blue, and thus the state legislature is Democrat controlled, the rest of the state is decidedly red, and the sheriff’s for the most part reflect that alignment.

  7. pappap42 says:

    The Sheriffs are the law. They can tell the feds to go to he–.

  8. Jim Haynes says:

    The sheriffs are our only buffer against tyranny and the despotic take over of America. Please support them 200 percent by being a volunteer, donating, spreading the word. This is not hyperbole or a drill, but a desperate plea in real time by trying to preserve our established way of life as spelled out in the Constitution, The Bill of Rights and the Declaration of Independence. Hundreds of thousands of our loved ones in uniforms that have given their ultimate sacrifice over the years should not have been in vain, don’t dare to disappoint them by turning tail and becoming a collective slave to the illegitimate communist powers that are engrained in our current political system.

  9. pduffy says:

    But will they interevene to stop the fed’s from enforcing an unconstitutional law? That’s the real issue. Will they arrest any federal agent who tries to impose gun control on law-abiding gun dealers? A pledge to not enforce is not the same as one that says it will stop it altogether. See the difference?

  10. tribefan1952 says:

    If Barack Hussein Obama gets his way, this once-great free nation will gradually become a bankrupt, 3rd-rate, socialist nation. The only jobs will be government jobs. Everyone else will be living on welfare in federally-subsidized housing. You will wait 6 months for cancer surgery, but only if some government bureaucrat deems it necessary for you to have the surgery. Of course, abortions will be available on-demand, free of charge, at every clinic and hospital. The state-controlled media and state-controlled public schools will continue to blame Bush. The Supreme Court will be loaded with Communists. The constitution will be blatantly disregarded. And the solution to all of our problems will be to elect the Messiah to a third term, so he can finish what he started.

    • I agree! says:

      Obama has already blatantly disregarded the U.S. Constitution for the past four years. His idea of leadership appears to be whatever the socialist government demands.
      However, I am of the opinion that both the Republicans AND the Democrats,in D.C. are socialists. The key to understanding this is to look at their monopoly on politics. When they have a political forum or a political debate, no other party is invited!
      We The People need to rid the nation of Politics-As-Usual, in Washington D.C. because it’s becoming worse and worse and, soon, the communist system will have taken over in this country and we’ll find out what it was like to live in the USSR between 1918 and 1982!

  11. rixie says:

    Wish there was some backbones in congress. Stand firm sheriffs not many standing for constitution even ones who swore to protect and uphold

  12. bfit58 says:

    BRAVO to all the sheriff’s nationwide who are standing up for all of us who oppose this corrupt and criminal administration. I live in Colorado and there are more and more sheriff’s who are coming out in opposition to the destruction of our constitution. Again…BRAVO!!

  13. Made_in_the_USA says:

    I don’t know about other sheriff’s in Texas, but Sheriff Terry Box of Collin County, north of Dallas, has now publicly stated he will not enforce unconstitutional laws forced on citizens. Proud to have voted for him every time his name was on the ballot!! Executive orders are not laws, and presidents don’t use e.o.’s the way they were intended to be used.

  14. del says:

    All states should echo this Missouri directive….ovomit is way out of bounds on gun control as well as all other unconstitutional crap he passed as exec. orders,….time to jail him for fraud and treason….

  15. hmmmmm says:

    Is it too late to go get a gun?