The Langlade County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing Thursday and subsequently passed an ordinance regarding “Home Rule and Reservation of Rights.”

The hearing opened at 5:30 p.m. at the fairgrounds and lasted less than an hour.

A dozen concerned citizens seized their opportunity to speak, with about 60 people in attendance.

Following the public input, the supervisors gave their input, then the ordinance was passed by a margin of 12-4, with five members absent.

The ordinance includes four sections: home rule and reservation of rights; infringements on the right to keep and bear arms are prohibited; severability; and a no penalty clause.

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