Maybe not good news but at least hopeful news. Some Senate Democrats wobbling on gun control:
Reid has declined to endorse Feinsteinâ€™s [”assault weapons” ban] measure, and he worked to defeat renewal of the assault weapons ban in 2009. Democratic senators in conservative states running for reelection in 2014, including Sens. Max Baucus (Mont.), Mark Begich (Alaska) and Mark Pryor (Ark.), have also balked at it.
You know who you have to write/call/email.
Meanwhile in Wyoming, Gov. Mead is wobbling on anti-fed bill:
Critics say the bill, sponsored by Rep. Kendell Kroeker, R-Evansville, that would seek to exempt Wyoming from any new federal assault weapons ban would be unconstitutional. An analysis by the Legislature’s non-partisan Legislative Service Office notes the U.S. Supreme Court recognizes federal laws as the supreme law of the land.
Mead said he’s talked to some in the Legislature who say they want to pass the bill nonetheless to send a message to federal officials. However, he said he’s told them that the way to send a message is to pass a resolution, write a letter or hold a press conference.
“But I don’t like the idea of having a law that is on the books that we know going in is unenforceable,” Mead said. “Because I may think that, but does the sheriff down the street think that? Does the police officer think that?”
He also says it would be difficult to ask law enforcement in Wyoming to “arrest” federal agents trying to enforce any federal laws.
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