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Ran Paul Nullification Proposal Emerges in Gun Debate

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With a spate of shootings in recent months, there are calls for tighter gun control and President Obama has political capital to spend.

Getting much of what he wanted with the fiscal cliff, the president has proposed twenty-threeexecutive orders, a practice he criticized while a U.S. Senator, to address gun policy in the event Congress does not pass adequate legislation.

On the other side, Kentucky U.S. Senator Rand Paul declared on TV that the president does not have the authority to write laws – an authority not granted to the executive branch. As a solution to the overreach, Paul advocates for nullification of any gun law deemed unconstitutional with forthcoming


Added: Jan-19-2013 Occurred On: Jan-19-2013
By: Fine_Just_Fine
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Politics
Tags: executive orders, civilian disarmament, 2A, obama
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