HOWELL, Mich. (Michigan News Source) – Livingston County is now a constitutional carry county after the Board of Commissioners passed a resolution on Monday night.

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The move stems from concerns over red flag laws some believe infringe upon the Second Amendment right to bear arms.

Livingston County Sheriff Michael Murphy has said he will not enforce red flag laws expected to be signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.

The resolution declares support for Livingston County’s Sheriff and Prosecutor and quote “encourages their utmost discretion” in enforcing state laws.

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Earlier this month, Gov. Whitmer signed a series of gun control measures. The Democratic-led Legislature pushed for universal background checks and mandatory storage laws after the February 13 shooting at Michigan State University where a gunman killed three and injured five people.

According to the meeting notes, the Livingston County Democratic Party said concept of a “constitutional county” is found nowhere in the Michigan Constitution or the U.S. Constitution and it is entirely a made-up concept.

The resolution can be viewed here.

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