|Mixed feelings about this. DL reciprocity exists pursuant to states' discretion. National legislation would have no constitutional foundation.|
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The federal government has constitutional authority only to regulate how firearms move in interstate commerce. Beyond regulating the industry under that clause, it has no legitimate power to regulate firearms. AAMOF, the 2A precludes it.
Unfortunately, the downside is that the federal law limiting handgun sales across state lines is within its powers.
But his would be bad precedent that would further erode the 10th Amendment.
OTOH, an affirmative SCOTUS ruling under the 2nd and 14th Amendments would be constitutional, because the Court has the constitutional authority to apply it.
Donald Trump: I'll Sign National Reciprocity if It Reaches My Desk
During an interview with the NRA’s 1st Freedom, President Donald Trump said he would sign national reciprocity legislation for concealed carry if it reaches his desk.
The outlet posed the question:
Modified by TEEBONE at Sat, Oct 17, 2020, 10:24:34
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