A Michigan township has established its own militia to protect the Second Amendment rights of its 2,500 citizens.
Holton Township, in Muskegon County, passed a Second Amendment Resolution on Tuesday night establishing itself as a 'Second Amendment Sanctuary'.
The resolution included an addendum establishing their very own militia.
Under the changes, all legal residents with primary residence within Holton now have the opportunity to join the militia but must adhere to federal firearm checks.
The town said they are adopting policies 'necessary for the security and rights of Holton Township residents.'
'The people of Holton Township, through their duly elected members of the Holton Township Board, hereby designate Holton Township as a Second Amendment Sanctuary in order to preserve for the people of, on and in Holton Township, the inalienable rights guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States of America,' the resolution reads.
'The Holton Township Board hereby declares its intent to oppose any infringement on the right of law abiding citizens to keep and bear arms.
'We, the people of Holton Township, hereby declare our inalienable rights, our freedom and our Liberty as guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States of America.'
The addendum laid out conditions for residents wishing to join the militia.
Residents must be over the age of 18, have passed a federal firearms background check and state on open social media or by letter that they wish to join the militia.