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Montana Governor Lies About the Constitution, Vetoes 2nd Amendment Protection Bill
tenthamendmentcenter.com ^ | 29 March, 2013 | Michael Boldin

Posted on 04/04/2013 7:01:52 AM PDT by marktwain

Here’s a surprise for you; some Governors have absolutely zero understanding of the Constitution. None, whatsoever. Montana Governor Steve Bullock seems to fit that description quite nicely.

Yesterday, he vetoed Montana House Bill 302 (HB302). The bill would require the state to refuse to enforce or assist the enforcement of any federal bans on semiautomatic weapons or large capacity magazines. The bill states, in part:

A peace officer, state employee, or employee of any political subdivision is prohibited from enforcing, assisting in the enforcement of, or otherwise cooperating in the enforcement of a federal ban on semiautomatic weapons or large magazines and is also prohibited from participating in any federal enforcement action implementing a federal ban on semiautomatic weapons or large magazines.

Here’s why Bullock is clueless about the Constitution. In his veto message he wrote that the bill would put “law enforcement in the position of violating laws they have sworn to uphold” and “subject our peace officers to criminal sanctions for upholding the oath we ask that they take.”

Here’s a message for you, Steve. You’re a liar, and we know it.

(Excerpt) Read more at tenthamendmentcenter.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; US: Montana
KEYWORDS: banglist; guncontrol; mt; secondamendment; veto
"Progressives" see the Constitution as an obstacle to be overcome, rather than as a limitation on Government.

They do not believe in limited government.

1 posted on 04/04/2013 7:01:53 AM PDT by marktwain
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To: marktwain

Anybody know how the people of Montana are responding to this veto?


2 posted on 04/04/2013 7:03:02 AM PDT by Pining_4_TX (All those who were appointed to eternal life believed. Acts 13:48)
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To: marktwain

Montana has been “Californicated” as has happened to Colorado.

There is but one solution.


3 posted on 04/04/2013 7:04:50 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Da Coyote
Montana has been “Californicated” as has happened to Colorado.

Western states falling to this BS? That's similar to a warped version of Uncle Tom's Cabin where Eliza escapes across the icy Ohio River only to find that Ohio had become a slave state too.

4 posted on 04/04/2013 7:08:53 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (Choose one: the yellow and black flag of the Tea Party or the white flag of the Republican Party.)
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To: Da Coyote

Have Missoula secede? I can’t believe this happened in Montana...


5 posted on 04/04/2013 7:08:57 AM PDT by bigbob
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To: marktwain

let’s pray that the legislature overturns this veto! how arrogant! i guess he wants obama’s love over that of his own people!


6 posted on 04/04/2013 7:10:27 AM PDT by Shery (in APO Land)
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To: marktwain
The nature of his guilt is not ignorance of the Constitution:

From Wiki

"Steve Bullock (born April 11, 1966) is the 24th Governor of Montana, in office since January 2013. An attorney by profession, and a Democrat, Bullock previously served as the 23rd Attorney General of Montana from 2009 to 2013."

7 posted on 04/04/2013 7:11:01 AM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: marktwain
Montana Governor Lies About the Constitution, Vetoes 2nd Amendment Protection Bill

Note to Montana Legislature:

1. Override the Veto; and

2. REMOVE the SOB Governor!

8 posted on 04/04/2013 7:12:29 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (It's not "GUN CONTROL"! It's "PEOPLE CONTROL"!)
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To: marktwain

thiS happens when you elect democrats.


9 posted on 04/04/2013 7:16:04 AM PDT by aomagrat (Gun owners who vote for democrats are too stupid to own guns.)
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To: marktwain

Leftists are a cancer that spreads from both coasts toward the middle of the country. They should be opposed and shunned and held up to ridicule at every opportunity.


10 posted on 04/04/2013 7:23:42 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: All

We helped our son move out to Montana in January. He found a good job out there that he really likes. The problem they have out there is there are too many people that are living off government handouts. When people don’t have to work for what they have they have no appreciation for it. Those are the low information voters that create this kind of political scenario.


11 posted on 04/04/2013 7:35:10 AM PDT by fulltlt
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To: marktwain

Thursday, April 04, 2013

The Weak and Unacceptable Underbelly of S649

By Nancy Thorner and Ed Ingold -

President Obama is deliberately ignoring a solution in favor of a long-time “progressive” goal of disarming Americans. Blaming violence on a particular segment of society or region doesn’t lend itself to solutions. Not withstanding, and especially since Newtown, there has been a blizzard of propaganda against the NRA and its supporters in Congress which seem perfectly legitimate to anti-gun advocates. It is always easier to blame an organization with an easily recognized set of initials than the millions of its members and tens of millions of supporters who write their representatives in Congress in support of their Constitutional rights.

Accordingly, in the aftermath of Newtown, S649 (Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013) was fashioned. A “motion to proceed” (which in reality is a policy vote) could be brought to the floor of the Senate during the week of April 8th. Not only would S649 undermine America’s constitutional eights, but it would have done little to prevent the horrific massacre of Newtown, Connecticut. http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s649/text?utm_campaign=govtrack_email_update&utm_source=govtrack/email_update&utm_medium=email

Read all at:

http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/


12 posted on 04/04/2013 7:55:24 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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where is the direct youtube link and what is the REAL views of this video.

the msm is not cover this debate at all. only the ant-civil rights side is being covered.

a link to a blog which is a link to another blog is not helpful.


13 posted on 04/04/2013 8:11:02 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: aomagrat
"thiS happens when you elect democrats"

Absolutely. Vote everyone of the S.O.B.'s out the first chance you get.

14 posted on 04/04/2013 8:21:02 AM PDT by skimbell
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To: Texas Fossil
I grew up with Steve. Two truths about Steve. Ever since we were kids everyone knew (and Steve made it clear to us all) his goal in life was to be the Governor of Montana. Aspirational Career Politician anyone? Steve has never aspired to anything else or nor has he ever run or managed a business. He has been running for office (successfully) his whole life since the first opportunity.

Second Steve has always been a liberal even since Jr. High. He was a straight A student but always a go along to get along and that meant go along to get along with the most ignorant, naive, followers (His voters). Steve always has been and always will be a people pleasing liberal. He doesn't know anything different.

Sadly Montana is too naive and gullible to have foreseen the motives of this man when he ran to for office. Montana is toast unless the conservatives fight back hard, hard, hard and push this guy out of office next election cycle.

15 posted on 04/04/2013 8:28:00 AM PDT by GOP Poet
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To: GOP Poet
Sadly Montana is too naive and gullible to have foreseen the motives of this man when he ran to for office.

Sadly Montana is too naive and gullible to have NOT foreseen the motives of this man when he ran to for office.

16 posted on 04/04/2013 8:29:52 AM PDT by GOP Poet
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To: fulltlt
Montana is I think ...next to South Dakota...the largest Indian state in the lower 48

I think really New Mexico may be but there I can hardly tell some who call themselves Indian or Mexican from one another frequently

and Indians as a rule...vote like black folks Studi and Yeager excepted

and Montana has Union I think...mining

and now green libtards from more urban areas are moving in like they did Colorado

it will be hard to push back

17 posted on 04/04/2013 8:37:35 AM PDT by wardaddy (wanna know how my kin felt during Reconstruction in Mississippi, you fixin to find out firsthand)
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To: GOP Poet
Steve has never aspired to anything else or nor has he ever run or managed a business. He has been running for office (successfully) his whole life since the first opportunity.

A professional parasite and proud of it.

I'll chip in $1 to pay for a one-way ticket to North Korea for the vermin.

18 posted on 04/04/2013 8:50:35 AM PDT by Standing Wolf
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To: Shery

The bill passed 28-21, so I don’t think the votes are there to override.


19 posted on 04/04/2013 8:51:18 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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To: bigbob

lots of folks from calif and Washington are moving to Montana and Idaho to get away from all that is.
Problem is they bring with them their crappola ideas and drive up the cost of housing and land.
Originals none too happy to receive their sorry asses as their kids cannot afford anything now.


20 posted on 04/04/2013 9:06:46 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO))
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To: marktwain

It sounds like Barry Hussein Soetoro got to the Gov.


21 posted on 04/04/2013 9:52:49 AM PDT by Rappini (Veritas vos Liberabit)
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To: marktwain
...the bill would put “law enforcement in the position of violating laws they have sworn to uphold”

Wrong. They swore to uphold the Constitution, not laws that fly in the face of it.

22 posted on 04/04/2013 10:07:58 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: GOP Poet

Thanks for that first hand perspective. Makes it much easier to understand. Would the light of day on his nature damage him in an election?


23 posted on 04/04/2013 10:08:16 AM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: longtermmemmory

http://wethepeoplemt.blogspot.com/2011/12/steve-bullock-for-montana-governor.html

There is video at the link, not sure it is what you asked about but looks pretty critical of his actions as Attorney General.

quote from link:

I. Steve Bullock as Montana Attorney General used public funds to protect the unauthorized practice, and criminal contempt of a Montana Law Student.

Angela Wetzsteon practiced unsupervised in violation of the Montana Student Practice Rule

Steve Bullock’s Tort Defense Division under Michael King protected Wetzsteon.

The influence of Steve Bullock prompted the Montana Supreme Court to violate its own order that established the Student Practice Rule.

Montana Ethics rule 5.5 prohibits assisting unauthorized practice of ANYONE.

The FBI’s #1 criminal priority is public fraud—proven with cause No. DA-10-0492 as the Attorney General office under Steve Bullock protected Angela Wetzsteon’s criminal conduct with our tort defense division of the Montana Attorney Generals office in Helena, MT.


24 posted on 04/04/2013 10:18:52 AM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: Texas Fossil

Bullock won the election by around 9,000 votes only after the libertarian candidate split the ticket and took 18,000 votes, mostly from the GOP candidate Rick Hill.


25 posted on 04/04/2013 11:23:59 AM PDT by familyof5
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To: Pining_4_TX

Does Montana have Impeachment laws on their books?

This guy has to be removed from his office.


26 posted on 04/04/2013 12:02:56 PM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: marktwain

Communists hate the Constitution of the U.S.


27 posted on 04/04/2013 1:51:39 PM PDT by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: familyof5

“Bullock won the election by around 9,000 votes only after the libertarian candidate split the ticket and took 18,000 votes, mostly from the GOP candidate Rick Hill.”

Yes. Liberterians have put many liberals into power. They claim that they take votes from both parties. It simply is not so.


28 posted on 04/04/2013 4:51:06 PM PDT by marktwain (The MSM must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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