The BATFE apparently can’t understand the plain meaning of the 10th Amendment. Without citing any genuine justification, the ATF is dictating to manufacturers and dealers to ignore the newly-enacted state law. But in actuality, they should ignore the ATF. Federal jurisdiction over FFL-licensed manufacture and sale of firearms is based on the which established Federal jurisdiction over interstate commerce. If a gun doesn’t cross a state line then that is intrastate commerce, and hence outside of Federal jurisdiction. The ATF director needs to read the Tenth Amendment, and the precedent-setting Lopez decision, and take a chill pill. No nexus means no jurisdiction. American gun owners: Tell the Feds to take a hike!
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From Karen H.: Ahmadinejad: Iran will “bring down” Western foes
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Cheryl sent this one: Potato fungus update. (Cheryl says: “I’m having a similar problem with my tomatoes as are some surrounding neighbors.”)
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Reader MK sent us a link to an article about onPoint Tactical‘s training: Survival School: Why more Americans are learning to pick locks, bust out of handcuffs, and avoid surveillance
News from Nanny State Britannia: Kent Police clamp down on tall photographers and UK Police Raid Party After Seeing “All-Night” Tag On Facebook (Thanks to Michael Z. Williamson (SurvivalBlog’s Editor at Large) and Andrew D., respectively, for hose two links.)