GUN Tennessee Firearms Freedom Act

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  1. RMarks

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    Nice. I'm going to be living in TN beginning this summer.
     
  3. Pineapple Devil

    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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    nice but you know the dickweed that will have his way and have it shot down
     
  4. striker754

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    pointless. feds say otherwise.
     
  5. vettefan52

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    yep, state law cant go against federal law. will never pass.
     
  6. idleprocess

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    Isn't Montana also in the process of enacting a similar law?
     
  7. vettefan52

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    eh, somewhat. and it will never be passed either. well, they might pass it, but it will hold NO weight... you cant go against federal law as a state.

    i for one hope the south secedes again. fuck the us. ive had enough of their bullshit.
     
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    Just to kind of poke the bear a little, how do some of you feel about the Firearm Owners Protection Act? Among other things this gives you federal protection from state laws while you're transporting your guns under certain conditions. This is the law that might allow me to drive through NYC, CA, or Chicago with banned weapons and would ensure me safe passage from their bans or laws against the guns I was transporting through their state.

    Will you still support states rights when that state will choose to do something that will harm you instead of help you with those rights?
     
  9. vettefan52

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    i can honestly say i have never read the firearms protection act. i just assume dont get pulled over if you're transporting weapons.
     
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    In short if you're legal at your origin and destination and travel with everything locked up in seprate cases and aren't joy riding you have federal protection from state or municipal laws that would otherwise make you a criminal.

    I stil would just do my best to keep my guns out of sight though as there are instances of states not respecting fopa. http://www.packing.org/news/articleview/126/ and others in the past as well http://www.thehighroad.org/showthread.php?t=94419

    At the very least I'd be tempted to print this letter out and carry it with me if I were going through airports in unfriendly land http://www.anjrpc.org/DefendingYourRights/us letter.pdf
     
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    fatmoocow bored OT Supporter

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    I think they are trying to say that this is not interstate commerce, so therefore, the Feds do not have rights to regulate it under the interstate commerce clause, which is what they use for pretty much all Federal laws.
     
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    Supreme Court recently has said that instate machine guns are able to be regulated by Congress.
     
  14. vettefan52

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    someone shoudl show up at congress with one and claim otherwise. id love to see that news story :rofl:
     
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    A little late for my comment...but to Tennesseeans...good luck with that :ugh2:
     
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    I wonder if a certain .50 cal manufacturer from Murphysboro is behind that
     
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    Barrett might support it, but I don't know what they would hope to gain from it.

    They don't make anything greater than 12.7mm, so no one needs a destructive device license for their stuff. Their 25mm payload rifle isn't beyond prototype and testing, even if it was, how many people in Tennesee would be able to afford it, along with the ammunition (which would be regulated if Barrett doesn't make it).

    Their M468 isn't select-fire, so it isn't restricted in terms of sales.

    edit: Murfreesboro. :)
     
  18. t1h

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    US supreme court would rule it unconstitutional
     
  19. Small Block LSX

    Small Block LSX BMW | N54 | LSX | Gun | PS3 | Parent | Night CREW

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    I am pretty sure that the states can pass laws to override federal laws.
     
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    and im pretty sure you are wrong unless the law is more restrictive
     
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  21. vettefan52

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    and im pretty sure you are correct.
     

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