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Second Amendment bill dies before reaching House

Though the Second Amendment Preservation Act made it through the Wyoming Senate, it will not going any further. Senate File 81 died upon introduction to the House.

The bill was intended to prevent firearms from being confiscated due to federal laws that may be passed in the future. It caused controversy in its original form because it placed the accountability for preventing unwanted laws from being enforced on Wyoming’s law enforcement officers.

Because the bill specified that anyone who enforced a federal law that Wyoming feels infringes on Second Amendment Rights would be “permanently ineli...

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