Felzkowski-authored Second Amendment sanctuary bill heads to Evers’ desk

Felzkowski-authored Second Amendment sanctuary bill heads to Evers’ desk

Legislation would exempt Wisconsin-made firearms from federal regulation By Jalen Maki Tomahawk Leader Editor MADISON – A bill authored by State Senator Mary Felzkowski (R-Tomahawk) that seeks to make Wisconsin a “Second Amendment Sanctuary State” was passed by the Wisconsin State Senate on Wednesday, June 23 and will head to Governor Tony Evers’ desk. Felzkowski The legislation was passed by the State Assembly on June 9. If the bill is signed into law, gun manufacturers in Wisconsin would be required to include a stamp on the firearms that reads “Made in Wisconsin” or a similar stamp. Firearms that are owned in Wisconsin and do not leave the state would not be subject to federal regulations or laws. If a person incorporates a firearm component from another state into a firearm manufactured in Wisconsin, the incorporation would not subject the firearm to federal regulation under the interstate commerce clause, according to the bill. Under the legislation, it would be illegal to enforce “a federal act, law, statute, rule, regulation, treaty, or order that takes effect on or after Jan. 1, 2021, if it bans or restricts semi-automatic firearms, assault weapons, or magazines; requires registration of firearms, magazines, or other firearm accessories; regulates the capacity of magazines; regulates the quantity of ammunition or bullets an individual may possess; prohibits types of ammunition or bullets; or requires the confiscation of a firearm.” “The bill creates some exceptions, including allowing for the enforcement of such a federal law if it is identical to […]

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