A bill that would claim the right to invalidate federal laws that limit the right to bear arms for the state of Wyoming has been filed in the legislature.

You can read Senate File 81 here.

It's sponsored by Sens. Bouchard, Biteman, French, Hutchings, James, McKeown and Salazar and Representative(s) Baker, Bear, Burt, Fortner, Gray, Haroldson, Heiner, Laursen, Neiman, Ottman, Rodriguez-Williams, Wharff, and Winter.

The bill would attempt to use the tenth amendment to the U.S. Constitution to invalidate federal gun laws, according to the wording of the legislation:

''(iii)  The limitation of the federal government's power is affirmed under the tenth amendment of the constitution of the United States, which defines the total scope of federal power as being that which has been delegated by the people of the several states to the federal government, and all power not delegated to the federal government in the constitution of the United States is reserved to the states respectively or to the people themselves;

 (iv)  If the federal government assumes powers that the people did not grant it in the constitution of the United States, its acts are unauthoritative, void and of no force;"

The tenth amendment to the U.S. Constitution reads:

''The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people."

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