Thomas E. Woods, Jr., is the New York Times bestselling author of 11 books, including The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History and Meltdown (on the financial crisis.) A senior fellow of the Ludwig von Mises Institute, Woods has appeared on MSNBC, CNBC, FOX News, FOX Business, C-SPAN, Bloomberg Television, and hundreds of radio programs... (Read More)
A “Firearm Protection Act” has just been filed in the Wyoming House, by lead sponsors Kendell Kroeker and Allen Jaggi. The new bill strengthens 2010′s Firearm Freedom Act (which was introduced by Rep. Jaggi); at this link the new proposed language is red, and the blue is what is being struck out. In short, the measure spells out exactly what kind of federal activity Wyoming will not permit to be carried out — namely, anything involving the regulation of guns owned or manufactured in Wyoming and which remains exclusively within the borders of Wyoming. See all its provisions here.
A key figure propelling this bill is Anthony Bouchard, who runs Wyoming Gun Owners, which does so much of the legwork behind initiatives like this. (Readers of my blog may be interested in this item from about a year ago, when Bouchard noted that the only GOP presidential candidate even to answer their Presidential Gun Rights Survey was Ron Paul.)