The Utah Sheriffs' Association has written an official letter to President Barack Obamawarning of a deadly war over guns if the president and Congress enact the gun bans,gun registration, and gun control measures Obama has recommended to Congress,according to Sipsey Street Irregularswhich received a copy of the letter.
The full text of the letter can be read here.
The key paragraph in the letter is as follows:
We respect the Office of the President of the United States of America. But, make no mistake, as the duly-elected sheriffs of our respective counties, we will enforce the rights guaranteed to our citizens by the Constitution. No federal official will be permitted to descend upon our constituents and take from them what the Bill of Rights -- in particular Amendment II -- has given them. We, like you, swore a solemn oath to protect and defend the Constitution of the United States, and we are prepared to trade our lives for the preservation of its traditional interpretation.