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Either enforce laws or resign as sheriff

So, Sheriff Timothy Howard will not enforce the NY Safe Act because he thinks it is unconstitutional. I voted for Howard for sheriff because I thought, with his background, he would be the best candidate to enforce the laws of New York and the United States of America. I did not vote for him because he was a constitutional interpreter. His oath of office did not include the ability to pick and choose which laws he wanted to enforce, which laws he thought were constitutional.

If you do not want to do your job, Sheriff Howard, resign and let someone into the office with integrity, who will enforce those laws on the book until such time as they are decided by a court to be unconstitutional, not decided by you or your peers.

I fear for our safety when the top cop in the county can decide which laws he and his department will enforce. Maybe he doesn’t think it’s a bad thing to drink and drive. What then?

David R. Battaglia

Tonawanda