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Assistant Professor of Law, Campbell University School of Law.  See profile: https://directory.campbell.edu/people/shawn-e-fields/

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Second Amendment Sanctuaries

Posted by on May 15, 2020

The term “sanctuary” has come to represent a broad sympathy for undocumented immigrants and a correlative antipathy for federal immigration enforcement. But the term now appears in reference to another hotly contested political topic: gun rights. So-called “Second Amendment Sanctuaries,” local jurisdictions passing resolutions “in opposition to gun safety legislation they deem to be an […]