Madison Co. votes to become Second Amendment sanctuary

Madison County is among the latest localities in Virginia to become a “Second Amendment sanctuary.”

Madison Co. votes to become Second Amendment sanctuary
Semi-automatic rifles for on display in gun store (Source: NBC12)

CHARLOTTESVILLE, V.A. (WVIR) - Madison County is among the latest localities in Virginia to become a “Second Amendment sanctuary.”

The Madison County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 Tuesday, November 26, to adopt the declaration. The board's chair tells NBC29 this was a citizen-driven initiative.

Several counties have voted on resolutions aimed to defend gun rights now that Democrats have said they will make gun control measures a priority during the upcoming General Assembly session.

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