Missouri House Proposes Jail Time for Feds Violating the 2nd Amendment

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    by Jim Hoft
    January 16, 2013

    Missouri conservatives proposed a bill that will punish feds violating the Second Amendment with jail time. The Tenth Amendment Center reported: Introduced by Missouri State Representative Casey Guernsey, with 61 co-sponsors, is the Missouri 2nd Amendment Preservation Act. House Bill …

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    Introduced by Missouri State Representative Casey Guernsey, with 61 co-sponsors, is the Missouri 2nd Amendment Preservation Act. House Bill 170 (HB170) would nullify any and all federal acts, orders, laws, statutes, rules, or regulations of the federal government on personal firearms, firearm accessories, and ammunition.

    The bill states, in part:

    “Any official, agent, or employee of the federal government who enforces or attempts to enforce any act, order, law, statute, rule, or regulation of the federal government upon a personal firearm, a firearm accessory, or ammunition that is owned or manufactured commercially or privately in the state of Missouri and that remains exclusively within the borders of the state of Missouri shall be guilty of a class D felony.”




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    we have a sane governor but our legislature is bat shit crazy and getting crazier by the day.
     
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    More looniness from the right...Good luck with that....
     
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    Nothing loony about it Doc. The federal government has no power to regulate intrastate commerce.

    Enforcing Missouri law and upholding the Missouri Constitution is NEVER loony.
     
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    come on. you have to have noticed that our legislature has gone off the deep end proposing and passing laws that they really have not business messing with but that get them attention in rabid right wing circles.

    and yes, i like nixon. he's a good one - i just hope that with the republican super-majority in both houses he's able to reign in the crazy like he was before.
     
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    Missouri Constitution Article 1, Section 23:

    Section 23. That the right of every citizen to keep and bear arms in defense of his home, person and property, or when lawfully summoned in aid of the civil power, shall not be questioned; but this shall not justify the wearing of concealed weapons.

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    Can you give me an example?
     
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    and now we can conceal and carry. i'm not a big fan of that but not really opposed.

    but the proposed legislation is just flat out unconstitutional, and the people proposing it have to know as much - which means they're doing it for publicity only.

    does that make you proud of them?
     
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    Nothing unconstitutional about it.

    Read it again:

    “Any official, agent, or employee of the federal government who enforces or attempts to enforce any act, order, law, statute, rule, or regulation of the federal government upon a personal firearm, a firearm accessory, or ammunition that is owned or manufactured commercially or privately in the state of Missouri and that remains exclusively within the borders of the state of Missouri shall be guilty of a class D felony.”

    The Federal government derives the power to regulate from the interstate commerce clause.

    They have NO authority to regulate INTRASTATE commerce.

    Look to the Montana Suppressor Law as a guide:

    Important Points – If guns and ammunition are manufactured inside the State of Montana for sale and use inside that state then the federal firearms laws have no applicability since the federal government only has the power to control commerce across state lines. Montana has the law on their side.

    Montana Governor Signs New Gun Law
     

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