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Old January 12, 2013, 12:21 PM   #26
Frank Ettin
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Join Date: November 23, 2005
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Originally Posted by Raven1776
You seem like you are all for State's rights but reading your post makes you sound like a "wolf in sheeps clothing"...
No, I'm a lawyer who understands how all this works in the real world. You apparently don't.

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Originally Posted by Raven1776
...First, if this law is passed, and any federal agent were to be prossocuted for it, Wyoming does not have to turn said agent over to the federal courts....
How do you know? Do you have any actually evidence to support that contention?

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Originally Posted by Raven1776
...This would be a State issue, not a Constitutional issue. The supreme court is only supposed to hear cases that pertain to the constitution. As any "gun ban/magazine ban" would not ba an amendment to our Constitution, only an un-constitutional law against the 2nd Amendment, the supreme court would not apply...
You continue to display your ignorance. See the Constitution of the United States, Article III, Section 2 (emphasis added):
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Section 2. The Judicial Power shall extend to all Cases, in Law and Equity, arising under this Constitution, the Laws of the United States, ...to Controversies to which the United States shall be a Party;...
Among other things, any act by a state agent against a federal officer enforcing federal law raises issue under the Supremacy Clause (Article VI, quoted elsewhere in this tread). Any attempt by a State to supersede federal law also raises issues under the Supremacy Clause.

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Originally Posted by Raven1776
...People today do not realize that the States already have a trump on any and all federal laws that are not constitutional amendments or treaties with foriegn nations. It is called the 10th amendment! ...
Wrong again. See Gonzales v. Raich, 545 U.S. 1 (2005).

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Originally Posted by Raven1776
...The States just need to start standing up for themselves and our rights! "We the People" can do this!..
What you need very badly to do is go back to school and get a basic education in law, civics and history in the real world.
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