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SC bill would exempt state militia from federal gun rules

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by Revmitchell, Jan 18, 2013.

  1. Revmitchell

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    While a handful of states have moved to nullify President Barack Obama’s recent executive orders on guns, a quartet of tea-party state senators in South Carolina introduced a bill Wednesday claiming to offer pro-gun citizens a different way around the federal rules: exempt the state’s unorganized militia from federal gun regulations.

    The unorganized militia consists of all able-bodied people over the age of 17 who are U.S. citizens residing in South Carolina and legally allowed to purchase a firearm, according to current state law.

    The governor may activate the militia in a case of “imminent danger of war, insurrection, rebellion, invasion, tumult, riot, resistance to law or process or breach of the peace” when the National Guard is insufficient to deal with the unrest.

    Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2013/01/18/s...militia-from-federal-gun-rules/#ixzz2IKwNBpea
     
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    Revmitchell Well-Known Member

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    Wow! The re-establishment of militia is coming back up because of Obama. One step closer to a civil war.
     
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    That is very creative. I say....good for them! Hopefully the rest of the states will follow suit.
     
  5. poncho

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    The feds are already way ahead of it.

    The MIAC report specifically describes supporters of presidential candidates Ron Paul, Chuck Baldwin, and Bob Barr as “militia” influenced terrorists and instructs the Missouri police to be on the lookout for supporters displaying bumper stickers and other paraphernalia associated with the Constitutional, Campaign for Liberty, and Libertarian parties. March 11, 2009

    A safety exercise involving police, national guard and emergency management officials in Portsmouth, Ohio was centered around the premise that individuals “disgruntled over the government’s interpretation of the Second Amendment” plotted to use weapons of mass destruction to terrorize the local community.

    The exercise, which took place yesterday, was run by the Ohio Army National Guard 52nd Civil Support Unit, Scioto County first responders as well as local law enforcement.
    January 18, 2013

    A new study funded by the Department of Homeland Security characterizes Americans who are “suspicious of centralized federal authority,” and “reverent of individual liberty” as “extreme right-wing” terrorists. July 4, 2012

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=-VACOVQRVHI#!

    They've been gearing up and practicing for this a long time.
     
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    Since obama became president, I see.
     
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