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State plan fines feds
$2,000 over gun rules
2 years in jail also possible for agent
enforcing U.S. regulations on firearm
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Posted: March 13, 2010
12:20 am Eastern


By Bob Unruh
© 2010 WorldNetDaily


Wyoming has joined a growing list of states with self-declared exemptions from federal gun regulation of weapons made, bought and used inside state borders – but lawmakers in the Cowboy State have taken the issue one step further, adopting significant penalties for federal agents attempting to enforce Washington's rules.

According a law signed into effect yesterday by Democratic Gov. Dave Freudenthal, any agent of the U.S. who "enforces or attempts to enforce" federal gun rules on a "personal firearm" in Wyoming faces a felony conviction and a penalty of up to two years in prison and up to $2,000 in fines.

WND reported just days ago when Utah became the third state, joining Montana and Tennessee, to adopt an exemption from federal regulations for weapons built, sold and kept within state borders.

A lawsuit is pending over the Montana law, which was the first to go into effect.

But Wyoming's law goes further, stating, "Any official, agent or employee of the United States government who enforces or attempts to enforce any act, order, law, statute, rule or regulation of the United States government upon a personal firearm, a firearm accessory or ammunition that is manufactured commercially or privately in Wyoming and that remains exclusively within the borders of Wyoming shall be guilty of a felony and, upon conviction, shall be subject to imprisonment for not more than two (2) years, a fine of not more than two thousand dollars ($2,000.00), or both."

Here are answers to all your questions about guns, ammunition and accessories.

Gary Marbut of the Montana Shooting Sports Association, who has spearheaded the Montana law, now describes himself as a sort of "godfather" to the national campaign.


He said the issue is not only about guns but about states' rights and the constant overreaching by federal agencies and Washington to impose their requirements on in-state activities.

He said South Dakota, Oklahoma, Alaska and Idaho also appear to be close to adopting similar legislation, and several dozen more states have proposals in the works.

-------------------------------------------------------------​-------------------
HOMELAND REBELLION

State plan fines feds $2,000 over gun rules
2 years in jail also possible for agent enforcing U.S. regulations on firearm

------------------------------------------------------------

Tenth Amendment Center map showing 4 states adopting gun exemptions (in red)


According to an analysis by Michael Boldin at the Tenth Amendment Center, the federal government has used the Commerce Clause, which authorizes the regulation of commerce that crosses state lines, to regulate just about anything.

In the Montana lawsuit, the federal government's brief argues it can regulate intrastate commerce because of the Commerce Clause.

But the analysis said what the states are doing is simply a nullification.

"Laws of the federal government are to be supreme in all matters pursuant to the delegated powers of U.S. Constitution. When D.C. enacts laws outside those powers, state laws trump. And, as Thomas Jefferson would say, when the federal government assumes powers not delegated to it, those acts are 'unauthoritative, void, and of no force' from the outset," Boldin wrote.

"When a state 'nullifies' a federal law, it is proclaiming that the law in question is void and inoperative, or 'non-effective,' within the boundaries of that state; or, in other words, not a law as far as the state is concerned. Implied in such legislation is that the state apparatus will enforce the act against all violations – in order to protect the liberty of the state's citizens," he continued.

"By signing HB95, Gov. Freudenthal places Wyoming in a position of proper authority while pressing the issue of state supremacy back into the public sphere," he continued.

On a blog, one commentator noted, "This is a healthy sign. Legislators in several states working to take back sovereignty and restore constitutional government. The next step that has to be taken is to replace representatives and senators who don't support states rights. Then, the House needs to introduce impeachment proceedings against Supreme Court justices who exhibit bad behavior. Contrary to popular belief, Supreme Court justices do not serve lifetime appointments. They serve for periods of GOOD BEHAVIOR. I contend that erroneous decisions constitute bad behavior."

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According to the Casper, Wyo., Star-Tribune, the law takes effect in July and consumers could purchase guns immediately under the exemption from the state's sole firearms manufacturer, Freedom Arms, which makes revolvers in the $2,000 price range.

The newspaper reported authorities already have discussed the possible scenario of a local Wyoming sheriff arresting a U.S. marshal.

"That's a question we've sort of asked ourselves," John Powell, a spokesman with the U.S. attorney's office in Cheyenne, told the paper. "We're not exactly sure how this is going to play out."

State Rep. Alan Jaggi, R-Lyman, told the newspaper there could be confrontations.

"I think it could be a possibility if we had some overzealous – do I want to say bureaucrat? – that would just say, 'Hey, we're going to show these states we have all the authority,'" Jaggi said. "States' rights – I'm willing to say that's important enough to us to do it."

In signing Utah's law, Gov. Gary Herbert said it was time to act.

"There are times when the state needs to push back against continued encroachment from the federal government. Sending the message that we will stand up for a proper balance between the state and federal government is a good thing," said Herbert in a statement.

The Montana lawsuit was filed by state officials against U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and others seeking a court order that the federal government stay out of the way of Montana's management of its own firearms within state borders.

In a subsequent filing, the federal government demanded dismissal of the action, explaining it can regulate in-state commerce under the Constitution's Commerce Clause.

As WND reported, the action was filed by the Second Amendment Foundation and the Montana Shooting Sports Association in U.S. District Court in Missoula, Mont., to validate the principles and terms of the Montana Firearms Freedom Act, which took effect Oct. 3.

Marbut argues that the federal government was created by the states to serve the states and the people, and it is time for the states to begin drawing boundaries for the federal government and its agencies.

The government's filing in the case demands its dismissal, citing a lacking of "standing" for the plaintiffs and the court's lack of "jurisdiction," as well as the Constitution's Commerce clause. The government filing argues, "The Supreme Court and Ninth Circuit have repeatedly held that even purely intrastate activities, such as those the MFFA purports to exempt from federal law, do affect interstate commerce and thus are within Congress' power to regulate. As a result, even if plaintiffs had standing and jurisdiction existed, plaintiffs' amended complaint fails to state a claim and must be dismissed."

The Commerce Clause, however, can be interpreted to have been amended by the 10th Amendment, which is part of the Bill of Rights, adopted subsequent to the U.S. Constitution, Marbut explains.

His organization said, "The Commerce Clause was amended – by the 10th Amendment. It is a bedrock principle of jurisprudence that for any conflict between provisions of a co-equal body of law, the most recently enacted must be given deference as the most recent expression of the enacting authority. This principle is ancient. Without this principle, laws could not be amended or repealed."

For example, U.S. courts repeatedly affirmed slavery before it ultimately was rejected.

There's no question that the components of the Bill of Rights have authority: Just look at the First Amendment, Marbut explained.

The federal government had written gun dealers in Montana as well as in Tennessee when it adopted its own version of the same law that warned against following the state laws.

The letters were distributed to holders of Federal Firearms Licenses.

In the Tennessee case, Carson W. Carroll, the assistant director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, told dealers the adopted Tennessee Firearms Freedom Act "purports to exempt personal firearms, firearms accessories, and ammunition manufactured in the state, and which remain in the state, from most federal firearms laws and regulations."

The exemption is not right, the federal agency letter contends.

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Wyoming you say? Hmmmm....
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Wyoming you say? Hmmmm....
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I know what you're thinking, but aren't the winters a bit harsh there?
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Wyoming you say? Hmmmm....
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Yes, I believe this is going to be a trend. States will begin to assert that the Constitution as regards to regulation of firearms can only apply to guns not manufactured and remaining in that State.

Still other States, I believe will follow and form a pact to defend any Federal violation of States' rights of a sister State. The Fed will then be forced to think about whether it wants to touch off a Civil War over the issue.
It does not require a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brushfires in people's minds.
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Once the federal funds are cut off, what do you think will happen next?

Will the working taxpayers only pay state taxes?

It is a interesting concept, but what will but the end result?
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This will get real interesting really fast with Leftist Holder as Attorney General and Leftist Obama as the so-called President. Then throw in the turn over in Congress coming soon which is sure to have a lot of pro-Second Amendment types.

Expect Signing Statements or Executive Orders from this despot we have in the White House. He is arrogant enough to do it, but will he be foolish enough to force the issue?

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Once the federal funds are cut off, what do you think will happen next?

Will the working taxpayers only pay state taxes?

It is a interesting concept, but what will but the end result?
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Other States will band with that State against the Federal Government. They will initially trade with them to help out but will form a coalition so large as to create huge problems for the Feds. For instance, several States could withhold tax money which they have collected--from the Fed Govt. Some States collect more from their citizens than they receive from the Feds.

So, the question goes back to you. What do you think will happen next?

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Now I'm a good ole Rebel, now thats just what I am. And for this fair land of freedom I do not care a damn. I'm glad I fought against it I only wished we won. And I don't need no pardon for anything I've done.
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Wyoming you say? Hmmmm....



I know what you're thinking, but aren't the winters a bit harsh there?
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Hey...you can always add another layer of clothing when it gets cold. You can only strip down to nothing when its 90deg with 90% humidity. Besides, Wyoming isn't that far north.
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Anyone have any ideas how far the Feds will go?
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Wyoming you say? Hmmmm....

Yes, I believe this is going to be a trend. States will begin to assert that the Constitution as regards to regulation of firearms can only apply to guns not manufactured and remaining in that State.

Still other States, I believe will follow and form a pact to defend any Federal violation of States' rights of a sister State. The Fed will then be forced to think about whether it wants to touch off a Civil War over the issue.
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I'm waiting for Arizona to make a move then I'll make a move and make an investment in Ruger.
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Wyoming you say? Hmmmm....

Yes, I believe this is going to be a trend. States will begin to assert that the Constitution as regards to regulation of firearms can only apply to guns not manufactured and remaining in that State.

Still other States, I believe will follow and form a pact to defend any Federal violation of States' rights of a sister State. The Fed will then be forced to think about whether it wants to touch off a Civil War over the issue.

I'm waiting for Arizona to make a move then I'll make a move and make an investment in Ruger.
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I'm waiting to hear more form Texas on this. Perhaps after Wyoming's move there will be more movement on this from us.
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Wyoming you say? Hmmmm....



I know what you're thinking, but aren't the winters a bit harsh there?
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Its not that cold here, sure we get below zero for a brief time, but then it warms back up. We have a lot of 50-degree days sprinkled throughout the winter, and summer is wonderful. It does get a bit windy in some areas, but we haven’t had any really bad weather in the winter for years, certainly not anything like this year around Pennsylvania.

There are more antelope than people and plentiful wildlife and wilderness areas. The main problem for a survival standpoint might be Yellowstone in our back yards. There is a saying here, “Wyoming IS what America WAS.”

The people here are tired of the corruption, greed, and lack of responsibility that our current Federal government is unabashedly displaying. We have already lost so much freedom in this country that Thomas Jefferson would not recognize us as a Nation. We in Wyoming are not willing to loose any more, especially our Second Amendment rights.

Maybe it’s a line drawn in the sand, but at least we have spoken.
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This will get real interesting really fast with Leftist Holder as Attorney General and Leftist Obama as the so-called President. Then throw in the turn over in Congress coming soon which is sure to have a lot of pro-Second Amendment types.

Expect Signing Statements or Executive Orders from this despot we have in the White House. He is arrogant enough to do it, but will he be foolish enough to force the issue?
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In a word ... YES
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This will get real interesting really fast with Leftist Holder as Attorney General and Leftist Obama as the so-called President. Then throw in the turn over in Congress coming soon which is sure to have a lot of pro-Second Amendment types.

Expect Signing Statements or Executive Orders from this despot we have in the White House. He is arrogant enough to do it, but will he be foolish enough to force the issue?
In a word ... YES
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In another three words... THERE'S TROUBLE AHEAD.
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State plan fines feds
$2,000 over gun rules
2 years in jail also possible for agent
enforcing U.S. regulations on firearm
--WND


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Posted: March 13, 2010
12:20 am Eastern


By Bob Unruh
© 2010 WorldNetDaily


Wyoming has joined a growing list of states with self-declared exemptions from federal gun regulation of weapons made, bought and used inside state borders – but lawmakers in the Cowboy State have taken the issue one step further, adopting significant penalties for federal agents attempting to enforce Washington's rules.

According a law signed into effect yesterday by Democratic Gov. Dave Freudenthal, any agent of the U.S. who "enforces or attempts to enforce" federal gun rules on a "personal firearm" in Wyoming faces a felony conviction and a penalty of up to two years in prison and up to $2,000 in fines.

WND reported just days ago when Utah became the third state, joining Montana and Tennessee, to adopt an exemption from federal regulations for weapons built, sold and kept within state borders.

A lawsuit is pending over the Montana law, which was the first to go into effect.

But Wyoming's law goes further, stating, "Any official, agent or employee of the United States government who enforces or attempts to enforce any act, order, law, statute, rule or regulation of the United States government upon a personal firearm, a firearm accessory or ammunition that is manufactured commercially or privately in Wyoming and that remains exclusively within the borders of Wyoming shall be guilty of a felony and, upon conviction, shall be subject to imprisonment for not more than two (2) years, a fine of not more than two thousand dollars ($2,000.00), or both."

Here are answers to all your questions about guns, ammunition and accessories.

Gary Marbut of the Montana Shooting Sports Association, who has spearheaded the Montana law, now describes himself as a sort of "godfather" to the national campaign.


He said the issue is not only about guns but about states' rights and the constant overreaching by federal agencies and Washington to impose their requirements on in-state activities.

He said South Dakota, Oklahoma, Alaska and Idaho also appear to be close to adopting similar legislation, and several dozen more states have proposals in the works.

-------------------------------------------------------------​-------------------
HOMELAND REBELLION

State plan fines feds $2,000 over gun rules
2 years in jail also possible for agent enforcing U.S. regulations on firearm

------------------------------------------------------------

Tenth Amendment Center map showing 4 states adopting gun exemptions (in red)


According to an analysis by Michael Boldin at the Tenth Amendment Center, the federal government has used the Commerce Clause, which authorizes the regulation of commerce that crosses state lines, to regulate just about anything.

In the Montana lawsuit, the federal government's brief argues it can regulate intrastate commerce because of the Commerce Clause.

But the analysis said what the states are doing is simply a nullification.

"Laws of the federal government are to be supreme in all matters pursuant to the delegated powers of U.S. Constitution. When D.C. enacts laws outside those powers, state laws trump. And, as Thomas Jefferson would say, when the federal government assumes powers not delegated to it, those acts are 'unauthoritative, void, and of no force' from the outset," Boldin wrote.

"When a state 'nullifies' a federal law, it is proclaiming that the law in question is void and inoperative, or 'non-effective,' within the boundaries of that state; or, in other words, not a law as far as the state is concerned. Implied in such legislation is that the state apparatus will enforce the act against all violations – in order to protect the liberty of the state's citizens," he continued.

"By signing HB95, Gov. Freudenthal places Wyoming in a position of proper authority while pressing the issue of state supremacy back into the public sphere," he continued.

On a blog, one commentator noted, "This is a healthy sign. Legislators in several states working to take back sovereignty and restore constitutional government. The next step that has to be taken is to replace representatives and senators who don't support states rights. Then, the House needs to introduce impeachment proceedings against Supreme Court justices who exhibit bad behavior. Contrary to popular belief, Supreme Court justices do not serve lifetime appointments. They serve for periods of GOOD BEHAVIOR. I contend that erroneous decisions constitute bad behavior."

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According to the Casper, Wyo., Star-Tribune, the law takes effect in July and consumers could purchase guns immediately under the exemption from the state's sole firearms manufacturer, Freedom Arms, which makes revolvers in the $2,000 price range.

The newspaper reported authorities already have discussed the possible scenario of a local Wyoming sheriff arresting a U.S. marshal.

"That's a question we've sort of asked ourselves," John Powell, a spokesman with the U.S. attorney's office in Cheyenne, told the paper. "We're not exactly sure how this is going to play out."

State Rep. Alan Jaggi, R-Lyman, told the newspaper there could be confrontations.

"I think it could be a possibility if we had some overzealous – do I want to say bureaucrat? – that would just say, 'Hey, we're going to show these states we have all the authority,'" Jaggi said. "States' rights – I'm willing to say that's important enough to us to do it."

In signing Utah's law, Gov. Gary Herbert said it was time to act.

"There are times when the state needs to push back against continued encroachment from the federal government. Sending the message that we will stand up for a proper balance between the state and federal government is a good thing," said Herbert in a statement.

The Montana lawsuit was filed by state officials against U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and others seeking a court order that the federal government stay out of the way of Montana's management of its own firearms within state borders.

In a subsequent filing, the federal government demanded dismissal of the action, explaining it can regulate in-state commerce under the Constitution's Commerce Clause.

As WND reported, the action was filed by the Second Amendment Foundation and the Montana Shooting Sports Association in U.S. District Court in Missoula, Mont., to validate the principles and terms of the Montana Firearms Freedom Act, which took effect Oct. 3.

Marbut argues that the federal government was created by the states to serve the states and the people, and it is time for the states to begin drawing boundaries for the federal government and its agencies.

The government's filing in the case demands its dismissal, citing a lacking of "standing" for the plaintiffs and the court's lack of "jurisdiction," as well as the Constitution's Commerce clause. The government filing argues, "The Supreme Court and Ninth Circuit have repeatedly held that even purely intrastate activities, such as those the MFFA purports to exempt from federal law, do affect interstate commerce and thus are within Congress' power to regulate. As a result, even if plaintiffs had standing and jurisdiction existed, plaintiffs' amended complaint fails to state a claim and must be dismissed."

The Commerce Clause, however, can be interpreted to have been amended by the 10th Amendment, which is part of the Bill of Rights, adopted subsequent to the U.S. Constitution, Marbut explains.

His organization said, "The Commerce Clause was amended – by the 10th Amendment. It is a bedrock principle of jurisprudence that for any conflict between provisions of a co-equal body of law, the most recently enacted must be given deference as the most recent expression of the enacting authority. This principle is ancient. Without this principle, laws could not be amended or repealed."

For example, U.S. courts repeatedly affirmed slavery before it ultimately was rejected.

There's no question that the components of the Bill of Rights have authority: Just look at the First Amendment, Marbut explained.

The federal government had written gun dealers in Montana as well as in Tennessee when it adopted its own version of the same law that warned against following the state laws.

The letters were distributed to holders of Federal Firearms Licenses.

In the Tennessee case, Carson W. Carroll, the assistant director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, told dealers the adopted Tennessee Firearms Freedom Act "purports to exempt personal firearms, firearms accessories, and ammunition manufactured in the state, and which remain in the state, from most federal firearms laws and regulations."

The exemption is not right, the federal agency letter contends.
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How can they be convicted of a federal offense by the state.
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Awesome Wyoming!
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STUPID bsflag, AND (of course) linksucks dumbass
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Awesome Wyoming!
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i got 12 acres in Cody WY.
Bout ready to go there--Calif. is belly up.
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bump!
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Bump that pin! Bump that pin!

Anyways,

From a few days ago, the news article from Wyoming: Thread: Wyoming Gov. Signs Law: Any Firearm Manufactured in State is NOT SUBJECT to Any Federal Laws or Regulations
'When Plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men,
they create for themselves, in the course of time,
a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that glorifies it.'
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nuke wyoming as a terrorist state
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Bold move! However, it seems only to deal with 2nd amendment rights.
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Could this be more shit being thrown in an already boiling pot? Could this spark state insurrection?
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STUPID bsflag, AND (of course) linksucks dumbass
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BS = Barry Supporter !
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Good for Wyoming. Godspeed to them.
So long as the people do not care to exercise their freedom, those who wish to tyrannize will do so; for tyrants are active and ardent, and will devote themselves in the name of any number of gods, religious and otherwise, to put shackles upon sleeping men.
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03/13/2010 11:44 PM
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Once the federal funds are cut off, what do you think will happen next?

Will the working taxpayers only pay state taxes?

It is a interesting concept, but what will but the end result?
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There are no State income taxes in Wyoming. We are one of the few States that are fiscally solvent. We get fairly little Federal aid. Wyoming has traditionally taken care of itself, with the help of large oil and gas reserves, which are owned by the State.
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'Bout time.....
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03/13/2010 11:54 PM
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Honestly, this won't work. It's unconstitutional. The Federal government won't allow this to happen. I'm not for the large government, but Wyoming is just being ignorant.
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03/14/2010 12:03 AM
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Honestly, this won't work. It's unconstitutional. The Federal government won't allow this to happen. I'm not for the large government, but Wyoming is just being ignorant.
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#1: It is totally constitutional.
#2: since when did the federal government start caring again about the constitution?
#3: I think you are something that rhymes with HILL
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Honestly, this won't work. It's unconstitutional. The Federal government won't allow this to happen. I'm not for the large government, but Wyoming is just being ignorant.


#1: It is totally constitutional.
#2: since when did the federal government start caring again about the constitution?
#3: I think you are something that rhymes with HILL
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From China?

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