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View Diary: Ohio Sheriff Calls President Obama An Enemy - Won't Enforce Laws He Doesn't Like (252 comments)

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  •  He can refuse to assist (0+ / 0-)

    and refuse support from his officers, but he cannot interfere with Federal officers.  He can thus force the Federal authorities to take over enforcement of Federal law in his jurisdiction.  That's it, in a nutshell--passive resistance on his part breaks no law because, as Sheriff, he cannot be compelled to participate.

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