House OK Committee Bills Targeting Local, Federal Interference | Government and politics

Olsen said “national trends” make action on the issue imperative, but Rep. John Waldron, D-Tulsa, argued it would lead primarily to an increase in depression and suicide among young people.

HB 2982 would allow firearm silencers to be manufactured without federal approval, provided the silencers – commonly referred to as silencers – are only used in the United States.

HB 2984 would prohibit state and local law officials from “enforcing, assisting in the enforcement of, or otherwise cooperating with the enforcement of a federal ban on firearms, firearm accessories or ammunition and…to participate in any federal enforcement action implementing a federal ban on firearms, firearm accessories or ammunition.

Asked by Waldron, Hardin acknowledged that he didn’t know of any examples that applied to his law, but said – incorrectly – that President Joe Biden said he was “going to go after our guns.” “.

After two New York City police officers were shot recently with a gun stolen out of state, Biden reiterated his desire to crack down on illegal gun trafficking to criminals and reduce gun violence, but he doesn’t has not offered to confiscate weapons held legally by law. – respectful citizens.

In the past, Biden has said he sees no reason for private citizens to own “AR-15s,” an apparent reference to semi-automatic civilian versions of some fully automatic-capable military weapons.

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