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Loretta Van Norstrand: Defending our rights

Do any of the people denigrating Sheriff Garrett Wiggins realize that their president will not enforce laws that he doesn't like? It is public knowledge that he will enforce only certain parts of our immigration laws or the Defense of Marriage Act. He doesn't agree with those laws (among others) and so will not enforce them.

Do the president's supporters think it's OK if the president refuses to enforce the laws he doesn't like? But it's not OK if Mr. Wiggins says the new gun laws are not enforceable and he will abide by his oath to support the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution? Is this wrong if you are not President Obama?

Sheriff Wiggins should be highly commended for standing firm on a commitment he made to all of us when he was sworn in. Personally, I am happy to have a good sheriff who will stand up and defend our Constitution.

I was disappointed by one office holder who also was sworn in to office (under the same oath) but undermined the Constitution with one of the first votes she cast.

Loretta Van Norstrand

Steamboat Springs