Colorado, South Dakota Firearms Freedom Act Introduced

Introduced in the State Senates of both Colorado and South Dakota last week is a bill known as the “Firearms Freedom Act.” If passed, the bill would make state law that “any firearm, firearm accessory, or ammunition that is manufactured commercially or privately in the state and that remains within the borders of the state…

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Arizona House and Senate Consider Firearms Freedom Act

Even as Senate Bill 1098, known as the Arizona Firearms Freedom Act, was assigned to the Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, an almost identical Firearms Freedom bill was introduced in the House and assigned the number HB2307. The proposed legislation confronts the position taken by most members of Congress that the “Commerce Clause”, found in Article…

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Will Indiana Nullify Federal Gun Laws?

Three bills have been introduced in the Indiana Senate – the Firearms Freedom Act – Senate Bill 200 (SB200), Senate Bill 276 (SB276), and Senate Bill 416 (SB416). (h/t Roberta X) The Firearms Freedom Act, if passed, would provide that “a firearm, a firearm accessory, or ammunition that: (1) is manufactured commercially or privately in…

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Oklahoma to Consider Nullification of Federal Gun Laws

Oklahoma State Representative Lewis Moore has introduced a “Firearms Freedom Act” for the state – it’s pre-filed for February 1, 2010 as House Bill 2884 (HB2884). If passed, the will would provide that: A personal firearm, a firearm accessory, or ammunition that is manufactured commercially or privately in Oklahoma and that remains within the borders…

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Alabama Firearms Freedom Act: Saying No to Federal Gun Laws

Alabama State Representative Mac Gipson has introduced House Bill 48 (HB48), the “Firearms Freedom Act.”  If passed, the bill would “exempt from federal regulation under the Commerce Clause of the United States Constitution a firearm, a firearm accessory, or ammunition manufactured and retained within the borders of Alabama.” While the FFA’s title focuses on federal…

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Washington State to Consider Nullification of Federal Gun Laws

Washington State Representative Matthew Shea along with 21 co-sponsors, have introduced a “Firearms Freedom Act” for the state – it’s filed as House Bill 2709 (HB2709). If passed, the bill would provide that: a personal firearm, a firearm accessory, or ammunition that is manufactured commercially or privately in Washington and that remains within the borders…

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