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Two more red states join the insurrection party

Missouri has joined Kansas, Utah, Texas, and Wyoming in suggesting that it will pass legislation that would empower local law enforcement to arrest federal agents attempting to enforce a still un-passed federal ban on assault weapons.

State laws that purposefully contradict federal laws are unconstitutional, and federal officials are immune from state and federal prosecution for actions they take in carrying out their official duty. I’ve already explained the reasons behind that. But I find it worthwhile to once again note that going so far as to arrest federal agents who are just doing their jobs qualifies as armed insurrection, which is both secession and treason when practiced by a state.

Missouri’s law sets itself apart from the others in how far it goes, covering things like ammunition and other firearms laws other than those involving assault weapons.

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