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Wyoming Introduces Bill To Nullify Any Federal Gun Control Measures, Jail Federal Agents
Cowboy Bytes ^ | January 13, 2013

Posted on 01/13/2013 8:31:16 AM PST by yoe

This week, Wyoming lawmakers introduced a bill banning the federal government from enforcing an assault weapons ban or a prohibition on high-capacity magazines in the state, calling the effort an attempt to “take the Second Amendment seriously.”

The bill, which is sponsored by eight Wyoming state representatives and two state senators, calls for federal agents who attempt to enforce those measures to be imprisoned for at least one year and up to five years, and fined a maximum of $5,000.

It also contains broad language prohibiting any “public servant … or dealer selling any firearm in this state” from enforcing “any act, law, statute, rule or regulation of the United States government relating to a personal firearm, firearm accessory or ammunition that is owned or manufactured commercially or privately in Wyoming and that remains exclusively within the borders of Wyoming.”

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; US: Wyoming
KEYWORDS: 10thamendment; 2ndamendment; banglist; guncontrol; nullification; secondamendment; tenthamendment; wyoming
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Obama's misstep here on the " infringement" of our Constitutional right to bare arms is likely an Obamaisk diversionary tactic to keep Benghazi Gate and Fast & Furious on the back pages. John Kerry would "clean" this skullduggery up??? What planet do 'they' think we're on...........

Good on Wyoming for standing tall in the face of Washington tyranny!!!

1 posted on 01/13/2013 8:31:29 AM PST by yoe
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Wyoming, land of liberty and freedom
2 posted on 01/13/2013 8:37:23 AM PST by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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I know where I’m retiring.

Any WY freepers on this site?


3 posted on 01/13/2013 8:40:08 AM PST by Doctor 2Brains
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Now that should work if they manage to pass it.


4 posted on 01/13/2013 8:41:55 AM PST by wastedyears (My life mostly completely turned around in a few weeks. Now to leave NY...)
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**ahem** I think it's the right to bear arms.

Pussy Galore had bare arms.

5 posted on 01/13/2013 8:41:55 AM PST by OKSooner ("The grace of the Lord Jesus be with God's people. Amen." - Revelation 22:21)
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Texas: Every citizen shall have the right to keep and bear arms in the lawful defense of himself or the State; but the Legislature shall have power, by law, to regulate the wearing of arms, with a view to prevent crime. Art. I, § 23 (enacted 1876).
1836: “Every citizen shall have the right to bear arms in defence of himself and the republic. The military shall at all times and in all cases be subordinate to the civil power.” Declaration of Rights, cl. 14.
1845: “Every citizen shall have the right to keep and bear arms in lawful defence of himself or the State.” Art. I, § 13.
1868: “Every person shall have the right to keep and bear arms in the lawful defence of himself or the State, under such regulations as the legislature may prescribe.” Art. I, § 13.

[Self-defense right explicitly protected.]

God Bless Texas!!!


6 posted on 01/13/2013 8:44:27 AM PST by servantboy777
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Yo’, calling Governor Rick Perry, listen up. If you can’t lead, follow Wyoming’s example.


7 posted on 01/13/2013 8:45:30 AM PST by izzatzo
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How are the property values there?

I would like a small place in the middle of ten acres, out in the country.


8 posted on 01/13/2013 8:45:50 AM PST by Venturer
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9 posted on 01/13/2013 8:46:10 AM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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I know where I’m retiring. Any WY freepers on this site?

Their fingers haven't thawed out enough yet to use the keyboard.

10 posted on 01/13/2013 8:51:59 AM PST by Right Brother
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I like it. If they can pull this off, the next step is to do the same to imcome tax and the IRS.


11 posted on 01/13/2013 8:52:09 AM PST by super7man
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“...our Constitutional right to bare arms...”

Sitting here in a short-sleeved shirt, I agree!


12 posted on 01/13/2013 8:58:23 AM PST by carriage_hill (AR-15s are the 21st Century's Muskets. Self-defense is the First Human Right.)
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I would like a small place in the middle of ten acres, out in the country.

There are some parts of Wyoming when you could probably pick up ten acres for a $100...

13 posted on 01/13/2013 9:06:36 AM PST by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: IGNORANCE ON PARADE)
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I would like a small place in the middle of ten acres, out in the country.

There are some parts of Wyoming where you could probably pick up ten acres for a $100...

14 posted on 01/13/2013 9:06:50 AM PST by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: IGNORANCE ON PARADE)
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Even I like the prospects of having property in Wyoming.

And I live in Alaska.


16 posted on 01/13/2013 9:13:01 AM PST by Eye of Unk (AR2 2013 is the American Revolution part 2 of 2013)
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Obama fancies himsel to be Lincoln, I wonder if he will decide to reinforce Fort Sumter again (figuratively speaking)?


17 posted on 01/13/2013 9:17:43 AM PST by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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BRAVO WYOMING ! !



18 posted on 01/13/2013 9:23:11 AM PST by tomkat ( .. shall not be infringed)
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To: Eye of Unk

I haven’t heard Palin speck out on the gun issue. Have you heard anything from her?


19 posted on 01/13/2013 9:24:28 AM PST by Rennes Templar
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To: Rennes Templar

OPSEC may be in effect, the usefulness of the internet during the upcoming Second American Revolution is under review.


20 posted on 01/13/2013 9:32:16 AM PST by Eye of Unk (AR2 2013 is the American Revolution part 2 of 2013)
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