Arkansas legislators pass bills in opposition of gun regulations

Arkansas legislators pass bills in opposition of gun regulations

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The House Judiciary Committee passed out three bills on Tuesday that could have major implications for the state. HB1386 would establish the Arkansas Second Amendment Liberties Safeguards Act and said no state agency shall enforce a law, statute, rule, or regulation regarding a personal firearm, firearm accessories, or ammunition that is made in Arkansas and stays in Arkansas. The bill stated that the Attorney General shall defend a resident who is prosecuted by the Federal Government. SB59 is the Intrastate Firearms Protection Act and is an accompanying bill to HB1386. It stated that “ghost guns” are not subject to congressional authority to regulate. The bill said Congress can regulate interstate commerce but if a firearm, firearm accessory, or ammunition is manufactured and stays in Arkansas then those are not subject to any federal regulations. SB298 is the Arkansas Sovereignty Act of 2021. It emphasized that the federal government has limited powers based on the Constitution and that all powers not bestowed to the federal government rest on the states. It says any action that the feds have taken outside of their listed jurisdictions is void, and of no force. SB298 stated that federal Acts such as the National Firearms Act, the Gun Control Act of 1968, and any tax, levy, fee, or stamp imposed on firearms, firearm accessories, or ammunition could have a chilling effect on purchase and ownership by law-abiding citizens. It said law enforcement agencies in the state shall not enforce or assist […]

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