Gov. Phil Bryant and House Speaker Philip Gunn said they would block any federal measures limiting the right to bear and possess arms from being enforced in Mississippi. … State Rep. Chris Brown, R-Aberdeen, said he is drafting legislation to say that firearms manufactured in Mississippi would fall under state law and wouldn’t be subjected to federal regulations.

The Second Amendment is evidently more powerful than the rest of the Constitution, plus the lesson taught by the Civil War (pardon, the War of Northern Aggression).

And it's not just Mississippi.

Mississippi isn’t the only state with with this idea. Texas state Rep. Steve Toth (R) said last week that his state can make new federal gun regulations illegal if it wants to. After Obama spoke Wednesday, he took to CNN to say that the Constitution is on his side.
And ...
In Tennessee, a Republican state legislator proposed a bill calling on federal agents who enforce new gun laws in the state to be arrested.

Originally posted to aardvark droppings on Wed Jan 16, 2013 at 02:51 PM PST.

Also republished by Shut Down the NRA.

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