All I can say is, it’s about damned time. — jtl, 419
Texas Republican State Representative Tim Kleinschmidt (Lexington), who was recently re-elected, introduced House Bill 176 (HB176), which would declare all federal gun laws to be “invalid” and “not enforceable” within the sovereign state of Texas.
The bill, titled The Second Amendment Preservation Act, reads in part:
A federal law, including a statute, an executive, administrative, or court order, or a rule, that infringes on a law-abiding citizen’s right to keep and bear arms under the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution or Section 23, Article I, Texas Constitution, is invalid and not enforceable in this state.
According to the bill, A federal law that infringes on a law-abiding citizen’s right to keep and bear arms includes a law that:
imposes a tax, fee, or stamp on a firearm
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