Texas Sheriff Jack Brandes Stands Up Against Obama’s Gun Control Agenda

January 21, 2013 9:39 am 28 comments

As the Obama administration and their fellow party members across the country push to restrict your second amendment rights, many people feel helpless as they watch their elected officials push the limits of their oath of office.

We see state legislators requiring special background checks to buy a box of ammunition. We see long lists of useful and popular firearms banned due to their color or cosmetic features. We see legislators trying to add gun owners to a database that can be tracked,  just like sex offenders. Forced buy back confiscation plans proposed. The list goes on and on.

Although we would never blame an entire religion of people due to the acts of a few crazed killers on 9/11, the Obama administration is set on punishing an entire nation of law abiding gun owners for the acts of a few mentally ill murderers. This unprecedented attack on our constitutional rights is enough to overwhelm many Americans, but there are beacons of hope out there – local law enforcement officials that are willing to stand up and defend us.

The final line of defense for any community is their local Sheriffs Office, and this week a bold new sheriff from Austin County Texas put out a statement promising that he will keep his oath of office and protect his citizens from unconstitutional federal laws and agencies sent to enforce them.

Sheriff Jack Brandes‘ press release was titled “The Constitution Of The United States Of America and Your Second Amendment Rights” that said the following:

I, Jack W. Brandes, Sheriff of Austin County, will defend the Constitution of The United States of America until there is not a breath left in my body. As Sheriff, I will not allow any agency to come into Austin County and unlawfully disarm law abiding citizens or impose any unlawful unconstitutional orders upon our citizens. I, as Sheriff, will take every measure necessary to protect you and all law abiding citizens of Austin County. – Sincerely, Jack W. Brandes

Download original signed document here

Sheriff Brandes, and the dozens of other Sheriffs across our nation that have opposed Obama’s unconstitutional agenda are true leaders, and I hope that their brave actions are followed by many other sheriffs throughout the country.

Their support will give hope to millions of Americans that know that if a government fears it’s citizens enough to strip their second amendment rights, they will just as easily take away their fourth and first amendment rights soon after. The second amendment is one of the cornerstones of our free constitutional republic and should never be destroyed.

Sheriff Jack W. Brandes – Austin County Sheriff

Address: 417 North Chesley Street, Bellville, TX 77418
Phone: (979) 865-3111

28 Comments

  • Mark from Bellville

    I’m honored that he is my Sheriff! Stand strong Mr Brandes, we need your support.

  • Thank you Sheriff. We need every local law man/woman to be as brave as this Sheriff so that we can make a strong statement to Feds that want to restrict our freedoms.

  • Kudos Mr. Brandes.. Being a single mother and coming from an abusive marriage I thank you from the bottom of my heart. God Bless You..

  • Honored that my county feels this way and supports our Constitutional rights! Thanks Sheriff!

  • All Sheriffs should be this gutsy and American!

    When the feds come, you citizens of Austin county grab your weapons and back him and his deputies up. Don’t just hide at home and let him stand alone.

  • I can only hope that ALL Texas law enforcement officers should be as patriotic and follow your example. Our Constitution and Bill of Rights is all that separates us from the rest of this crumbling world. Without opposition, Obama will turn the country our forefathers gave their lives to protect into another socialist third world country. The Second Ammendment protects the very foundation this country was built on.
    May GOD bless you, for you are surely a true American!

  • Tobey Baggerly

    That’s the way to lead!! I’m proud to call you my Sheriff and my friend!!! I thank you for your commitment to our community and our county! You have my full support!!

  • Thanks for posting this. Was looking for this info all over the web.

  • Billy Meredith

    This is just one of the many reasons I voted for Jack.
    He knows right from wrong. And he will defend the citizens
    of Austin County. Just as he stated. He is a No BS Sheriff!

  • Rusty Hoffpauir

    I am proud to work for you Sheriff…..
    Protecting and defending our Constitution

  • Way to go Sheriff, behind you 100%!

  • Sheriff, Your statement & support of The Constitution is to be applauded. I trust the majority stand with you. It is unfortunate that some of our legislators in DC are either ignorant of, or choose to ignore, their oaths of office. Thank you, Sir.

  • Thank you, Sheriff Brandes, for supporting our Constitution and the 2nd Amendment!! Super-great statement!

    Yes, my Sheriff is a true patriot!

  • Jack Brandes for President 2016

  • That is awesome! I am glad you represent our county!

  • Michael from Sealy

    Sheriff Brandes. I’m proud to say that you are my Sheriff and friend. County Sheriff’s are our last defense against those who want to erode our constitutional rights. Keep holding the line.

  • Rosemary Sodolak Ermis

    Sheriff, you’re a credit to your family. Your daddy would be proud of you.

  • Thank you Sheriff Brandes for having courage to stand up for the PEOPLE and follow the Constitution. I am so very proud to be a Texan right now because of you!!! I hope and pray that other Sheriffs in Texas and around the US will do the same.

  • Fern McClaugherty

    THANK YOU FOR STANDING UP FOR THE CONSTITUTION AND THE PEOPLE OF TEXAS. I AM FROM HIDALGO COUNTY TEXAS WE ARE WAITING ON OUR SHERIFF TO LET US KNOW WHERE HE STANDS. WE WILL MEET WITH HIM IN ABOUT WEEK OR SO HE IS GOING TO WASHINGTON WITH A GROUP NOT SURE WHAT FAR BUT WE ARE WAITING. THANKS AGAIN FERN

  • kenny williams

    thank you and may god bless i will stand with you and all good texans ready to fight for rights to bear arms

  • Howard Paul Burgess

    Way to go, Austin County! Hang in there. The Constitution will still be there when the current administration is gone and takes its rightful place next to Warren G Harding in the history books.

  • I live in Kentucky. My local sheriff has told us he would stand up Against Obama. I think the people of your town are lucky to have you as their sheriff. Good luck.

  • Thank you for standing up for our Second Amendment rights and our Texas citizens!! We all need to stand together against tyrants who want to disarm us and make us prey to armed criminals. I’m proud to live in Austin County and to have you as our sheriff! Sheriff Joe Arpaio would be proud!

  • MICHAEL S. WHITLOCK

    WHAT DO FIREARMS, KNIVES, SCREWDRIVERS, BASEBALL BATS, BALL POINT PENS, & PANTYHOSE HAVE IN COMMON???? ANSWER: THEY ARE TOOLS/IMPLEMENTS WHICH HAVE USEFUL LEGITIMATE PURPOSES IN POLITE SOCIETY. HOWEVER, THEY ARE ALL CAPABLE OF ENDING HUMAN LIFE IF UTILIZED BY EVIL MINDED PERSONS. THESE IMPLEMENTS ARE NOT INHERENTLY EVIL & DO NOT HAVE A WILL OF THEIR OWN TO COMMIT A CRIME—IT REQUIRES A HUMAN BRAIN FOR THAT PURPOSE !!!!

    THANK YOU SHERIFF BRANDES FOR PROTECTING THE RIGHTS OF LAW ABIDING AMERICANS TO USE FIREARMS FOR ALL LEGAL & LAWFUL PURPOSES AND FOR RESPECTING THE RIGHTS OF THOSE AMERICAN CITIZENS WHO CHOOSE TO NOT OWN FIREARMS. WE MUST ALL RESPECT THE OTHER PERSONS RIGHT TO SAY “YES” OR “NO” TO THE QUESTION OF FIREARMS OWNERSHIP. THAT IS WHAT MAKES AMERICA & THE STATE OF TEXAS A WONDERFUL PLACE TO LIVE—AMEN.

  • He hits the nail on the head. It’s not the “law abiding gun owners” it’s the mentally ill murderers and lifetime criminals. Thanks Sheriff Brandes for standing up for us and our rights.

    • Thank you for standing up in defense of our 2nd Amendment Right to Keep and Bear Arms. Your service will not taken lightly nor forgotten.

  • I am blessed to live in Texas and particularly Austin County. We all need to back our Sheriff 100 %, as he is the head of a much larger body…We the People

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