Wooah there, cowboy, let’s not jump to conclusions.
We’re lumping a whole bunch of states into the same pile here. Yes, each of those has introduced state sovereignty bills, not all have passed, and at least one state did it for reasons we would find execrable.
First, IIRC, New Hampshire’s bill has either died in committee or was voted down. I’m not sure which, but it’s not seeing the light of day this year. See this link: http://massbackwards.blogspot.com/2009/02/hcr-6-railroaded-by-nh-democrats.html
Second, California introduced its legislation in order to get out from under the EPA’s edict that CA doesn’t have the authority to set its own greenhouse gas emission limits. This is hardly laudatory: “We hereby reserve the powers and authorities to move toward Communism faster than the rest of you.” Now that Obama is in office, the CA resolution will get nowhere.
The ones to watch will be Oklahoma, Montana, and Missouri. Alaska has a strong independent streak, so they may send ALL of us packing at some point... Which means, a week later, I’m moving to Juneau.
By the way, Montana just passed a bill giving the bird to the BATFU folks: firearms manufactured in Montana, purchased in Montana, and kept in Montana, are not subject to federal firearm laws. I LOVE it!
We’re pushing hard here in Missouri to get this thing passed and on to the next stage. We’ll fight. It would be great to see a free corridor from Missouri to Texas.
Are they made from steel smelted in Montana from iron ore and coal mined in Montana?
If not, that's where the BATFU folks will claim their entree.