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Roosevelt declares 'sanctuary' status

Gun resolution symbolic, but sends message to governor


February 24, 2019

David Grieder

Matthew Hunton voted in favor of the sanctuary declaration while still emphasizing it was "not legally binding."

PORTALES - Commissioners were met Friday afternoon with applause from a packed courtroom after voting unanimously to declare Roosevelt County a "Second Amendment sanctuary."

The special meeting followed a request at Tuesday's regular commission me...

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