The right to bear arms shall not be INFRINGED.Infringe means
'to limit'.It is a direct violation of the constitution
for the federal government to limit the right o bear arms in any way.States must stand up for their rights.
Sounds like the most recent "message bill" and will again waste taxpayer
money by any court challenge.
Many of you need to read the constitution. Nowhere does it say or imply that
"federal law trumps state law". For whatever reason, you are just
assuming that. The tenth amendment states the following: "The
powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by
it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.Nowhere in the constitution is federal government given the right to
legislate laws pertaining to the armament of citizens themselves. If anything
the opposite is true. If any government has the right to regulate this issue it
is the state government.It is also incorrect to assert the victory
in the Civil War creates some sort of law giving power to the federal government
not specifically granted by the constitution, or that the states have lost their
rights which were guaranteed by the constitution.
Admittedly there are constitutional concerns with this legislation, but I
suggest there are also constitutional concerns with Utah not passing this bill
into law.Since the federal government is weak in upholding a part of
its own constitution, and given the fact that Legislators and the Governor are
sworn to uphold the constitution, Trying to pass a bill such as this into law is
quite reasonable.Who knows, when Utah's enforcement actions of
this law go to federal court, there is a fair chance that the courts, or at
least the Supreme Court will uphold much of what Utah is doing in this regard.
While I support the intention of this bill, I am not sure how it is
constitutional. Federal law usurps State law. If that was not the case, Utah
could just take back all of the Federal land within the state's boundary.
what has happened to these people that they think they should start a law that
is so silly that i cant understand how it passed. the civil war was won by
strong central govenment. after that states must, and do, have to follow the
federal laws. period. it was won by a republican president. i think it is mostly
a revolt because the president won. it is like a child throwing a fit. i swore
an oath to protect this country. maybe it will be to protect it from utah
repulicans. yea we need 50 cl. weapons so we can shoot right threw a car and
kill the people inside. by the way no gun control laws have been made since the
last mass killing in our country anyway. mass killings are now a every other
month thing just about so lets arm everyone and just have one big shoot out and
then the rest of us can live in peace without the crazy people. more guns to the
mentaly ill people too. why stop crazy when is enough, enough.
Hmmmm...We are concerned that because the Constitution says we have the
"right to bear arms" we are going to ignore the Constitution because it
says "federal law trumps state law". I'm confused.
One must question the intelligence of the Senate and many other State leaders.
They pass a law that will not hold up in the Supreme Court. Much like a law they
passed many years ago banning cable TV. The State spent millions of dollars
denfending what they said was thier right only to have the Supreme Court rule
against the State of Utah. We should be so proud of these so called leaders.