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Discussion in 'Free Speech Alley' started by LSUpride123, Jan 9, 2013.

  1. LSUpride123

    LSUpride123 Boobies make everything A OK!!!


    Any official, agent or employee of the United
    7 States government who enforces or attempts to enforce any
    8 act, order, law, statute, rule or regulation of the United
    9 States government upon a personal firearm, a firearm
    10 accessory or ammunition that is owned or manufactured
    11 commercially or privately in Wyoming and that remains
    12 exclusively within the borders of Wyoming shall be guilty
    13 of a misdemeanor felony and, upon conviction, shall be
    14 subject to imprisonment for not more less than one (1) year
    15 and one (1) day or more than five (5) years, a fine of not
    16 more than two thousand dollars ($2,000.00) five thousand
    17 dollars ($5,000.00), or both.
  2. martin

    martin Banned Forever

    Reminds me of the marijuana thing, a case of states rights vs federal jurisdiction that I don't really understand.
  3. red55

    red55 curmudgeon

    All that will happen is that lawyers will make millions arguing this in court. It's illegal for a state to make it a crime for federal employees to enforce federal laws. It's been tried. Secession in 1861 led to a federal invasion and military occupation of the seceding states. Federal troops were sent to Arkansas and Alabama in the desegregation era when states refused to comply with federal laws. Federal funding has been withheld from many states that defied some regulation or another.

    It's a stupid resolution doomed to fail, just like teaching creationism in science classes.
    Winston1 and LSUpride123 like this.
  4. lsutiga

    lsutiga TF Pubic Relations

    Yeah I thought Federal guberment trumps State.

    I'm anxious to see what happens with Jindal the Joke thumbing his nose with the ID thing.
  5. gumborue

    gumborue Painfully Pessimistic

    arizona gun nuts say its illegal for leos to do the gun buy back thing and then destroy them. they insist the guns must be resold to the public.
  6. gyver

    gyver Rely on yourself not on others.

    10th Amendment.
    10-12th line. Manufactured, sold and remAins within state. That's the key phrase.
  7. red55

    red55 curmudgeon

    Nope. The line reads "that is owned or manufactured commercially or privately in Wyoming". This says that any weapon or ammo owned in Wyoming is covered. Since practically no firearms or ammo is made in Wyoming, this brings it into conflict with the Constitution itself . . . Article I, Section 8, Clause 3.

    Congress's legislative powers are enumerated in Section Eight:
    The Congress shall have power To . . .
    3. To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes;

    I'll bet you the brother in law of the legislator proposing this plans to open a firearms and ammo plant exclusively for Wyoming sales to avoid the commerce clause of the Constitution. It will go broke unless the stuff is extremely expensive and profitable. The Population of Wyoming is about the same as greater Baton Rouge. Tiny market, mostly rural. And anyone selling or transporting these expensive Wyoming guns and ammo outside the state would be subject to Federal prosecution. It will never fly with the voters.
  8. gyver

    gyver Rely on yourself not on others.

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