Jan 182013
 

» Bill Aims To Disarm Feds’ Gun Controls | ABQ Journal By Dan Boyd / Journal Staff Writer on Fri, Jan 18, 2013

The New Mexico bill – House Bill 114, sponsored by Rep. Nora Espinoza of Roswell – would make it a third-degree felony for any government official or firearm dealer to try to enforce federal gun laws here. …

Republican legislators in Texas, Wyoming and Tennessee have introduced legislation similar to Espinoza’s New Mexico measure in recent weeks. …

Rep. Gail Chasey, D-Albuquerque, the new chairwoman of the House Judiciary Committee, said Thursday that she had not seen Espinoza’s bill but that it likely would raise significant legal questions.

“I don’t know how a state says you can’t enforce a federal law,” Chasey said. “I think secession would have to precede that, but I guess we’ll see.”

» Bill Aims To Disarm Feds’ Gun Controls | ABQ Journal

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