Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

Skip to comments.

Unclear if Ala. lawmakers will tackle gun debate after Conn. shooting
alabamas13.com ^ | January 14, 2013

Posted on 01/16/2013 7:13:22 AM PST by Tailgunner Joe

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. --

In a couple of weeks, Alabama lawmakers head back to the state capital and it remains unclear if they'll jump into the national gun debate.

One month ago, 20 children and six adults were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut. The massacre has spurred national dialogue about gun control.

Alabama lawmakers met Monday to discuss the upcoming session, however lawmakers and those in high government positions are focusing their efforts on other issues, also a part of that same debate, they hope will protect innocent victims.

"We're addressing the disease at the end and it's always something that needs to be addressed at the beginning,"Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice, Roy Moore said.

A beginning, Moore says, has nothing to do with guns themselves, but rather a person's spiritual life.

(Excerpt) Read more at 2.alabamas13.com ...


TOPICS: US: Alabama
KEYWORDS: banglist; guncontrol; secondamendment

1 posted on 01/16/2013 7:13:30 AM PST by Tailgunner Joe
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | View Replies]

To: Tailgunner Joe

At the state level, the immediate response should be to assert the 10th Amendment assertion that guns and ammunition produced in the state, solely for sale and use in the state, are up to the state, not the federal government, to regulate.

Follow that up by joining with Wyoming and Texas to resolve that any federal agent or officer who attempts to carry out unconstitutional gun regulation in Alabama will be subject to arrest on a felony charge of civil rights violation.


2 posted on 01/16/2013 7:19:04 AM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Tailgunner Joe
Audemus jura nostra defendere

-Roll Tide-

3 posted on 01/16/2013 7:41:25 AM PST by blam
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Tailgunner Joe
Audemus jura nostra defendere

-Roll Tide-

4 posted on 01/16/2013 7:41:57 AM PST by blam
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Tailgunner Joe

Yup. They need to address it. Just say NO! We are not going to criminalize law abiding citizens for partaking in legal activities. And, if you try to impose fed restrictions, they will not be enforced in the state. That’s why it is imperative that you not only contact your fed reps, pressure needs to be put on the politicians at the state and local level as well. Contact the gov and let him/her know in no uncertain terms that further restrictions will NOT be tolerated/acceptable. City councils, mayors, assemblymen, county supervisors. If they are in any position to put forth new restrictions or propositions, tell them NO!

Molon labe.


5 posted on 01/16/2013 7:52:04 AM PST by rktman (Live the oath you took or get out of office!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.

Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794
FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson