Idaho governor signs law based on 9th, 10th amendments

States exempting guns from rules now total 7
By Bob Unruh
© 2010 WorldNetDaily

Handguns from Freedom Arms in Wyoming

Joining a nationwide effort to challenge Washington’s authority, Idaho Gov. Butch Otter today made his state the seventh to exempt guns made and kept in the state from any federal regulations.

House Bill 589 was listed today on Otter’s website among legislation that had been signed into law. The governor added Idaho to the list of states that have adopted what has become known as “Firearm Freedom Acts.”

The movement began in Montana, where a court case was filed seeking affirmation that the state – and not bureaucrats in the nation’s capital – has the right to manage in-state issues and actions.

Idaho’s legislation cites the Second, Ninth and 10th Amendments as justification for its exemption, as well as the Constitution’s Commerce Clause.

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