Josephine County Sheriff Gil Gilbertson, pictured in his office in Grants Pass, Ore., is one of a growing number of rural sheriffs vowing to ignore any new federal gun-control legislation and lawmakers wanting to make it a crime for federal officials to enforce federal gun policy in their states. (AP Photo/Mail Tribune, Bob Pennell)

Photo by: Bob Pennell

Josephine County Sheriff Gil Gilbertson, pictured in his office in Grants Pass, Ore., is one of a growing number of rural sheriffs vowing to ignore any new federal gun-control legislation and lawmakers wanting to make it a crime for federal officials to enforce federal gun policy in their states. (AP Photo/Mail Tribune, Bob Pennell)