SD Governor Rounds Signs Firearms Freedom Act into Law

The South Dakota Legislature recently passed SB 89 which declares “exempt from federal regulation any firearm, firearm accessory, or ammunition manufactured and retained in South Dakota.” Now, a little more than a week later, South Dakota Governor Mike Rounds has signed the bill into law. The bill is the latest of many crafted in states…

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Firearms Freedom Spreading

The Tenth Amendment movement sweeping across the nation has made its way to the Beehive State. The Utah-Made Firearm Act states that all firearms, firearm accessories, and “ammunition that is manufactured commercially or privately in the state to be used or sold within the state [of Utah] is not subject to federal law or federal…

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Oklahoma One Step Closer to Firearms Freedom

Yesterday, the Oklahoma House passed House Bill 2994 (HB2994), the Firearms Freedom Act. The vote tally was 89-3. The bill states: 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…

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Idaho House Passes Firearms Freedom Act

Today, the Idaho House passed House Bill 589 (HB589), the Firearms Freedom Act. The vote as 52-17. The bill, which now moves to the Senate, seeks to declare guns or ammunition manufactured and sold in Idaho to be exempt from all federal laws and regulation, including registration requirements – as claimed by D.C. under the…

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South Dakota Legislature Passes Firearms Freedom Act

A bill that declares “exempt from federal regulation any firearm, firearm accessory, or ammunition manufactured and retained in South Dakota” passed in the South Dakota House of Representatives yesterday. SB89 was approved by a 49-19 vote. The bill had already passed the state Senate on Feb. 18 with a 29-4 vote. The bill states it…

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Wyoming Legislature Passes the Firearms Freedom Act

Today, on its 3rd reading, the Wyoming Senate passed HB95, the Firearms Freedom Act, by a vote of 30-0. (h/t Kristy Tyrney, Wyoming10A.org) The bill states: 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…

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Wyoming House Passes Firearms Freedom Act

Last week, the Wyoming house overwhelmingly passed House Bill 95 (HB95), the Firearms Freedom Act. The bill states: “that specified firearms that are manufactured, sold, purchased, possessed and used exclusively within Wyoming shall be exempt from federal regulation, including registration requirements” In 2009, both Tennessee and Montana passed the Act into state law. Last week,…

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Arizona Firearms Freedom Act Passes the House!

The Ayes have it: AYES: 35 NAYS: 23 NOT VOTING: 2 The first reading already took place in the Arizona Senate on the February 25th. The proposed legislation confronts the position taken by most members of Congress that the “Commerce Clause”, found in Article I, Section 8, paragraph 3 of the Constitution, gives them nearly…

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Utah firearms freedom act signed into law

Sen. Margaret Dayton (R-Orem) introduced SB-11, Utah State-Made Firearms Protection Act on January 25th, 2010.   By February 16th the legislative debates were over and the bill was passed by both houses and sent to Gov. Gary Herbert for his signature.  After 10 days of public debate, with both sides of the issue encouraging action Gov.…

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