By St. Louis Circuit Attorney's Office - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=41904099

On Wednesday, the Justice Department issued an opinion saying Missouri’s new gun law is unconstitutional and should be blocked. In June, Republican Gov. Mike Parson sighed the bill which he said served the primary purpose of “standing up to the federal government.” However, the DOJ sided with a legal challenge aiming to nullify the bill.

The Hill reports:

“[T]he United States supports a declaration that HB85 is unconstitutional and an injunction against its enforcement,” attorneys for DOJ wrote.

The law, which is titled the “Second Amendment Preservation Act,” generally prohibits Missouri state and local law enforcement agencies from enforcing federal gun laws, and provides for civil penalties of $50,000 for each violation.

The new law sparked an immediate legal challenge from St. Louis, which according to 2019 data from the Federal Bureau of Investigations, had the highest murder rate among major American cities.

The law has already contributed to some local law enforcement officers ending their participation in federal task forces, reinforcing DOJ’s view that the HB85 undermines public safety.


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de52
de52
3 months ago

Let’s hear what the SCOTUS justices have to say. What part of 2A language “shall not be infringed” does AG Garland not get? Thank goodness he’s not on the SCOTUS. We only have to endure his partisan nonsense until Joey is gone and not for the rest of his miserable life!

Maria
Maria
3 months ago
Reply to  de52

Sᴛᴀʀᴛ ᴡᴏʀᴋɪɴɢ ғʀᴏᴍ ʜᴏᴍᴇ! Gʀᴇᴀᴛ ᴊᴏʙ ғᴏʀ Ever, sᴛᴀʏ-ᴀᴛ-ʜᴏᴍᴇ ᴍᴏᴍs ᴏʀ ᴀɴʏᴏɴᴇ ɴᴇᴇᴅɪɴɢ ᴀɴ ᴇxᴛʀᴀ ɪɴᴄᴏᴍᴇ… Yᴏᴜ ᴏɴʟʏ ɴᴇᴇᴅ ᴀ ᴄᴏᴍᴘᴜᴛᴇʀ ᴀɴᴅ ᴀ ʀᴇʟɪᴀʙʟᴇ ɪɴᴛᴇʀɴᴇᴛ ᴄᴏɴɴᴇᴄᴛɪᴏɴ…….. !➣➣➣➣➣➣E­x­t­r­a­R­i­c­h­1­.­C­o­m

Rose
Rose
3 months ago
Reply to  Maria

You jackasses need to take your advertising somewhere else. Get yourself a real job like working a real job. Stupid jerks.

Dan Tyree
Dan Tyree
3 months ago
Reply to  de52

The commiecrats want to pick and choose what constitutional amendments to adhere to

Alfie
Alfie
3 months ago

Afroyim v Rusk 18LED 2D (757) SCOTUS decision. 
All persons born or naturalized in the United States … are citizens of the United States….” There is no indication in these words of a fleeting citizenship, good at the moment it is acquired but subject to destruction by the Government at any time. Rather the Amendment can most reasonably be read as defining a citizenship which a citizen keeps unless he voluntarily relinquishes it. Once acquired, this Fourteenth Amendment citizenship was not to be shifted, canceled, or diluted at the will of the Federal Government, the States, or any other governmental unit.[62][63]
——Citizen:A person with ALL rights… Blacks law dictionary. ————-
If you do not have the RIGHT to own a firearm, you are not a citizen…
In other words, the government against SCOTUS ruling has removed your citizenship RIGHTS.

Barney Fife
Barney Fife
3 months ago

Something about the 10th Amendment comes to mind here……………

Loggerman
Loggerman
3 months ago
Reply to  Barney Fife

I couldn’t agree more.