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"The Alaska Firearms Freedom Act frees Alaskans from overly bureaucratic and restrictive federal firearm regulation, and allows our state to assume the responsibility for regulation," said Rep. Mike Kelly, the lead sponsor on the plan endorsed by lawmakers in the recently closed session of the Alaska Legislature.
The federal government has called the move reason in and of itself for federal courts to strike down the state laws that now have been adopted in Alaska, Montana, Wyoming, South Dakota, Idaho, Utah, Tennessee and Arizona.
"The Interstate Commerce Clause is used by the federal government to regulate firearms that cross state borders. The Alaska Firearms Freedom Act makes it clear that Alaskans will be responsible for firearms that are made in Alaska, for use in Alaska, and have 'Made in Alaska' stamped on them.
Originally posted by tauempire
Second civil war on the horizon.
States rights vs Federal rights.
Originally posted by anon72
Just a few more months before we can strike back effectively and show results. November 2010.
To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes;
Originally posted by djcloudy
Exciting times we live in folks!
Originally posted by jibeho
If the feds go after the states that have already passed this measure there will certainly be repercussions.
Originally posted by autowrench
The Three Stooges could do a better job of managing the economy.