Vermont Gun Owners Fight Back – Seek Nullification Of Unlawful Weapons Regulations

Vermont Gun Owners Fight Back – Seek Nullification Of Unlawful Weapons Regulations

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Though Vermont gives us the likes of Socialist Bernie Sanders, that doesn’t mean there are not true, American patriots in the state willing to stand up to the tyrants seeking to whittle away at their rights one by one. The last news out of the Green Mountain state is that gun owners and retailers are fighting back against the state’s latest pretended legislation to regulate the citizens’ weapons. The New American reports: In pleadings filed last week, the Gun Owners of Vermont, joined by several gun and ammunition retailers, are challenging a state law requiring a Federal Firearms License (FFL) for all transfers of weapons, including “privately and legally owned firearms.” Additionally, the complaint seeks a judicial ruling declaring a statute unconstitutional for its prohibition on the sale and possession of so-called “bump-fire” stocks. Lastly, the suit seeks to nullify the state’s minimum age requirement — 21 years-old — to purchase a weapon. “The right to keep and bear arms is meaningless without the right to obtain them,” alleging the cost, the inconvenience and the “invasion of privacy are a significant and unjustified burden …” the complaint reads. The limitations on age and state-approved training “… serves no legitimate government interest” and is also an unjustified burden. “In this case, the government has singled out a group — people under 21 years old — and curtailed their fundamental rights,” wrote Shane and Lees. Additionally, Shane and Lees said that the banning of bump stocks was “inconsistent with and repugnant […]

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