US HOUSE PASSES CONCEALED WEAPONS BILL THAT WOULD ALLOW INTERSTATE TRAVEL or We have Amnesia as a people

There already is a law. its called the Constitution, all you have to do is enforce individually.

“To preserve liberty, it is essential that the whole body of the people always possess arms, and be taught alike, especially when young, how to use them.” (Richard Henry Lee, Virginia delegate to the Continental Congress, initiator of the Declaration of Independence, and member of the first Senate, which passed the Bill of Rights.)

“The great object is that every man be armed . . . Everyone who is able may have a gun.” (Patrick Henry, in the Virginia Convention on the ratification of the Constitution.)

“The advantage of being armed . . . the Americans possess over the people of all other nations . . . Notwithstanding the military establishments in the several Kingdoms of Europe, which are carried as far as the public resources will bear, the governments are afraid to trust the people with arms.” (James Madison, author of the Bill of Rights, in his Federalist Paper No. 46.)

“A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.” (Second Amendment to the Constitution.) un~a~lien~able law, that means NO MAN OR GOVERNMENT CAN ABRIDGE YOUR RIGHT BY ANY MEANS, NO LEGISLATION, REGULATION, OR POLICY/ MUNICIPAL CODE, CAN DISPLACE A GUN OR ANY ARM FROM YOUR HAND, PERSON, OR OWNERSHIP. THERE IS NO AUTHORITY GRANTED BY WE THE PEOPLE TO DO SO, AND CAN NEVER BE BY NATURE.

Patrick Henry delivered his famed “Give me liberty or give me death” speech, he spoke in support of a proposition “that a well regulated militia, composed of gentlemen and freemen, is the natural strength and only security of a free government….”

When we unwittingly and ignorantly produce laws concerning our guns or any Natural right from God, we show our hand to the mass ignorance of a freedom, undefilable and defile freedom by doing so. We risk loosing our national identity by assuming another, foreign from the latter, one that know his or her place in this world to one that must be told their place, and compliant to the one telling.  We have Amnesia as a people. We must remember our place and state, gifted to us as a Nation from God. To forget God’s hand, place and will in these matters is to forget all laws, and endure and suffer the laws of consequence without remedy.

Resist those who would opress you by color of law, or by fiat. A law that is repugnant to the Constitution is null and void. Marbury v. Madison, 1803 Supreme Court History.

McCulloch v. Maryland, 1819
“Let the end be legitimate … and all means which are … consistent with the letter and spirit of the Constitution, are constitutional .”

In Mack/Printz v USA, the U S Supreme Court declared that the states or their political subdivisions, “are not subject to federal direction.” The issue of federal authority is defined even further in this most powerful Tenth Amendment decision. The two sheriffs who brought the suit objected to being forced into federal service without compensation pursuant to some misguided provisions of the Brady Bill. The sheriffs sued the USA (Clinton adm.) and won a major landmark case in favor of States’ Rights and local autonomy. In this ruling by the Supreme Court, some amazing principles were exposed regarding the lack of power and authority the federal government actually has. In fact, this is exactly the issue addressed by the court when Justice Scalia opined for the majority stating, “…the Constitution’s conferral upon Congress of not all governmental powers, but only discreet, enumerated ones.”

Scalia then quotes the basis of the sheriffs’ suit in quoting the Tenth Amendment which affirms the limited powers doctrine, “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution…are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.” To clarify this point, we need to understand that the powers and jurisdiction granted to the federal government are few, precise, and expressly defined. The feds have their assignments within constitutional boundaries and the states have theirs, as well. Scalia also mentions this, “It is incontestable that the Constitution established a system of dual sovereignty” and that the states retained “a residuary and inviolable sovereignty.” Scalia even goes so far as to detail who is responsible to keep the federal government in their proper place, if or when they decide to go beyond their allotted authority. In doing so he quotes James Madison, considered to be the father of our Constitution, “The local or municipal authorities form distinct and independent portions of the supremacy, no more subject, within their respective spheres, to the general authority [federal government] than the general authority is subject to them, within its own sphere.” (The Federalist # 39) Thus, the federal government has no more authority to compel the states or the counties to do anything, no more so than the Prime Minister of Canada has.

To quote Madison again Scalia writes, “Hence, a double security arises to the rights of the people. The different governments will control each other, at the same time that each will be controlled by itself.” (The Federalist # 51) So the state governments are actually and literally charged with controlling the federal government. To do so is “one of the Constitution’s structural protections of liberty.”

Sheriff’s Mack and Printz paid a very heavy price for their courage but it was that courage and their sacrifice that scored a victory for all citizens of the United States, proving that we are still a Constitutional Republic under the rule of law and we have not morphed into an Absolute Democratic Monarchy, under the rule of the mob ….. yet!

SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL SHERIFF!

That the National Guard is not the “Militia”  as so Declared by…

SUBCOMMITTEE ON THE CONSTITUTION

of the

UNITED STATES SENATE

NINETY-SEVENTH CONGRESS

Second Session

February 1982

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