Texas State Lawmaker to Push for “Firearms Protection Act” to Stop Enforcement of Obama Gun Control Agenda – 1/15/13
If President Obama uses Executive Orders to restrict 2nd Amendment Rights, he is going to face opposition from states like Texas:
POLITICO: One Texan lawmaker is playing President Barack Obama and Democrats tit for tat in the gun control debate.
State Rep. Steve Toth, a Republican, is looking to push his “Firearms Protection Act,” which would prevent any Congressional or Executive act banning or restricting so-called assault firearms and extended clips from affecting the state. In fact, any such action would be considered illegal, 1200 WOAI news of San Antonio, Texas, reported Tuesday.
Toth’s measure would make it a felony for federal officers to enforce any such ban in Texas, carrying the heavy punishment of a $50,000 fine and as many as five years in prison.
“If a federal official comes into the state of Texas to enforce the federal executive order, that person is subject to criminal prosecution,” Toth told the news station. . . . Read More