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Iron County denies gun sanctuary resolution


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HURLEY — The Iron County Board of Supervisors decided 5-7 against a resolution declaring the county a Second Amendment sanctuary at its Tuesday meeting.

The resolution should have been a discussion item but was added as an action item on the agenda, said board chair Joseph Pinardi. A discussion would have been preferable to consider possible revisions that might have made the resolution more acceptable, he said.

Pinardi said he was a gun owner but didn’t see the need for the resolution. He, along with board member Kathleen Byrns, said that, irresp...

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