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KS Gov. Brownback signs 2A Freedom Act! AG Holder whines w/Idiotic Threat: Call, to SUPPORT Kansas!

Please let our Kansans know we support them and ask the Governor and the Legislature to stand firm! And, tell the Fast & Furious Felon Holder to bugger off!

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Topeka, KS 66612-1590

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Via Michael Boldin @ 10th Amd. Ctr.:

Eric Holder Threatens Kansas in Letter on Gun Control Nullification Law

Posted by Michael Boldin

On Thursday, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback received a letter from Federal Attorney General Eric Holder threatening action against the state should it enforce SB102 which Brownback signed into law last month.

The new law states, in part:

Any act, law, treaty, order, rule or regulation of the government of the United States which violates the second amendment to the constitution of the United States is null, void and unenforceable in the state of Kansas

The bill also provides for criminal penalties against federal agents who attempt to enforce specific federal laws on guns manufactured in the state of Kansas and sold within the state – as the state takes the position under the new law that the federal government does not “interstate commerce” authority over such items.

In his letter, Holder didn’t take too kindly to such a proposition. He wrote:

“In purporting to override federal law and to criminalize the official acts of federal officers, SB102 directly conflicts with federal law and is therefore unconstitutional.”

He continued, “Under the Supremacy Clause…Kansas may not prevent federal employees and officials from carrying out their official responsibilities. And a state certainly may not criminalize the exercise of federal responsibilities. Because SB102 conflicts with federal firearms laws and regulations, federal law supercedes this new statute; all provisions of federal laws and their implementing regulations therefore continue to apply.”

Let’s take Eric apart here.

1. Kansas is NOT purporting to criminalize the exercise of constitutional federal responsibilities. On the contrary, the bill criminalizes what the state has determined is unconstitutional. It is the position that such federal acts are indeed a violation of the Constitution. No matter how much Eric might believe it to be otherwise, his view is obviously not universal – especially in Kansas.

2. The Supremacy Clause. Holder takes the position that all tyrants do – that everything they do is authorized, anything to the contrary – worthless. But Holder is wrong. The Supremacy Clause doesn’t say that “any law in conflict with federal law” is void. It says that only those laws “in pursuance” of the constitution are supreme. The new Kansas legislation, again, takes the position that such federal acts are not constitutional, and therefore not supreme.

3. Historical Precedent. The 1850 Fugitive Slave Act was a federal law that basically required all states in the north to act as slave catchers for black people claimed as property in the South. It’s one of the most disgusting acts in American history. A number of northern states passed laws similar to the new Kansas law, criminalizing federal agents for attempting to kidnap people in their states. Although the feds still claimed the same kind of authority that Eric Holder has claimed today, they didn’t have the manpower to enforce. Read more about that here. As an aside, if Holder would like to take the position that such resistance to federal slave laws was wrong, he’s welcome to publicly state that.

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Kansas Governor responds

https://governor.ks.gov/frontpagenews/2013/05/02/governor-to...

"The people of Kansas have clearly expressed their sovereign will.  It is my hope that upon further review, you will see their right to do so."

"Liberty is the soul's right to breathe, and when it cannot take a long breath laws are girded too tight. Without liberty, man is a syncope." -Henry Ward Beecher

It's okay for Holder

The US government is buying up all the bullets so it probably won't matter if American citizens own guns.

At roughly the 48 minute mark of today's Alex Jones show (who I've recently started listening to), David Knight said:

"They can suck all the ammunition out of the marketplace with these gigantic purchases. We found out just a couple of months ago - people going through looking at the recycling documents coming out of Fort Drum in New York - found that they are not selling their once used brass but they are turning it - they're spending extra money to turn it into brass scrap and selling it to the Chinese as scrap metal instead of selling it back into the US market as once used brass, which would help to keep the price of ammunition down."

Was Holder referring to the

Was Holder referring to the Mexican Constitution? Seems he doesn't like anyone interfering with his transfer of guns from here to there and doesn't want any competition in the marketplace.

What the good people of Kansas and Mr.Brownback

do next will echo as either one of the greatest acts of courage, or one of the greatest acts of cowardice, in American history.

"Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty."

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Just moved to KS, glad I

Just moved to KS, glad I did... Brownback budget solutions are debatable, but on 2A, he and the legislators are dead on.

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you're in good company!

Tom Woods lives there!

now only if we could 'clone' his brains and all his quirky nerdy charm, world would be filled with sweet but assertive MENSA smartie smart smart cookies.o)

I love that we have true intellectual rockstars within the r3VOLution! how lucky are we? and him expanding his own LibertyClassroom project with Dr. Paul's? There is a glimmer of sweet future!

Predictions in due Time...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul

We sure wouldn't want any

We sure wouldn't want any state interfering with Holder supplying guns to Mexican Drug gangs.

LOL

"Kansas may not prevent federal employees and officials from carrying out their official responsibilities" - Maybe Holder should concentrate on handling his current "official responsibilities" before he tries to mess with Kansas. The man makes me ill.

"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know Peace." - Jimi Hendrix

yup, if I were Brownback,

I'd have replied with:

Dear Fast & Furious Felon,

I await your defense at the upcoming Nuremberg 2.0 Tribunals.

Till then, I know it may be not in your constitution to do so, but please: DO refrain from shredding and/or destroying any relevant document and evidence, in the mean time. Umkay?

Thanks, WarCriminal and Constitutional Traitor Eric Holder.

Sincerely,

Samuel Brownback, a SERVANT of the Citizens of Kansas

LOL

Predictions in due Time...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul

I have never been prouder of my state...

...and your suggested reply to Holder is pitch-PERFECT.