Thu
Jan 24 2013
12:56 pm

Rep. Jeremy Durham (R-Franklin) has filed HB82 which "prohibits Tennessee from participating in any Medicaid expansion authorized under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act."

(Cosponsors are Powers, Matlock, Goins, Farmer, Casada, Ragan, Kane, Floyd, Carr J, Lamberth, Dennis, Rogers, Littleton, Sargent, Womick, Eldridge, White D, Faison, Rich, White M, and Matheny.)

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Tamara Shepherd's picture

Guns

They're gonna "give 'em the boot" concerning any weapons ban, too:

HB0042 by Carr J
SB0100 by Hensley

Firearms and Ammunition - As introduced, prohibits the enforcement and prosecution of certain federal law implemented or executed on or after January 1, 2013, concerning certain firearms, firearm accessories or ammunition.

...and...

SB0040 by Niceley
HB0010 by Faison

Firearms and Ammunition - As introduced, prohibits the allocation of state or local public funds to the regulation or enforcement of any federal law, executive order, rule or regulation that becomes effective on or after January 1, 2013, that imposes restrictions on citizens who lawfully possess or carry firearms in this state; allows the allocation of state or local personnel or property to such regulation or enforcement if federal funding is provided.

This, in addition to arming teachers and judges.

AnonymousOne's picture

There is no such thing as a

There is no such thing as a sovereign state. And federal law trumps unless the Supreme Court rules it unconstitutional. Or the state just gives up all the fed funds we get. But I don't believe that would give you any slack.

Tamara Shepherd's picture

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There is no such thing as a sovereign state.

You know that, I know that, just about everybody knows that except...

:-)

redmondkr's picture

George Wallace is alive and

George Wallace is alive and well and living in Tennessee.

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