Does the Obama team care? NOPE. Why should they? ‘They won!’, and we are just a bunch of deaf, dumb, and blind right-wing domestic terrorists who need health care explained just one more time in a simple pamphlet.
‘I think they’re going to let it ride, hoping some judge throws out case’
A fifth state – South Dakota – has decided that guns made, sold and used within its borders no longer are subject to the whims of the federal government through its rule-making arm in the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, and two supporters of the growing groundswell say they hope Washington soon will be taking note.
South Dakota Gov. Mike Rounds has signed into law his state’s version of a Firearms Freedom Act that first was launched in Montana. It already is law there, in Tennessee, Utah and Wyoming, which took the unusual step of specifying criminal penalties – including both fines and jail time – for federal agents attempting to enforce a federal law on a “personal firearm” in the Cowboy State.
According to a report in the Dakota Voice, the new South Dakota law addresses the “rights of states which have been carelessly trampled by the federal government for decades.”
“As the federal government has radically overstepped is constitutional limitations in the past year or so, an explosion of states have begun re-asserting their rights not only with regard to firearms, but also in shielding themselves against government health care, cap and trade global warming taxes, and more,” the report said.
South Dakota’s law specifically notes “any firearm, firearm accessory, or ammunition that is manufactured commercially or privately in South Dakota and that remains within the borders of South Dakota is not subject to federal law or federal regulation, including registration, under the authority of Congress to regulate interstate commerce.”
This IS the time to be protecting the 2nd amendment with a government gone wild and a congress on the verge of unconstitutional acts. Reconciliation? Skipping Reconciliation? 36 Czars? Executive Orders Gone Wild?
If this government wants people to relax on protecting the 2nd amendment, maybe they should stop acting like dictators.
The Wyoming State Senate, on a 30-0 vote, this week passed HB95, the Firearms Freedom Act.
Wyoming joins Tennessee, Utah and Montana in exercising their Tenth Amendmment, or “state sovereignty” rights.
The bill states in part:
A personal firearm, a firearm action or receiver, a firearm accessory, or ammunition that is manufactured commercially or privately in the state to be used or sold within the state is not subject to federal law or federal regulation, including registration, under the authority of Congress to regulate interstate commerce.
And these aren’t just pretty words, the Act has some teeth in it:
Any official, agent or employee of the United States government who enforces or attempts to enforce any act, order, law, statute, rule or regulation of the United States government upon a personal firearm, a firearm accessory or ammunition that is manufactured commercially or privately in Wyoming and that remains exclusively within the borders of Wyoming shall be guilty of a felony and, upon conviction, shall be subject to imprisonment for not more than two (2) years, a fine of not more than ten thousand dollars ($2,000.00), or both.
In other words Congress, mind your own damn business!