BLOUNT COUNTY, Tenn. — Blount County is now the second county in Tennessee to become a Second Amendment sanctuary.

Polk County passed a similar resolution last month.

This was mainly a symbolic move by the county commission. Supporters said it sends a message that Blount County will protect citizens from tighter gun laws.

The passing of this resolution means the county will not spend money on tighter gun control efforts by the state if the commission feels they violate the right to bear arms under the constitution.

Read more on WBIR's website.