Fitz Blog: Legislative update

2013-02-05T09:30:00Z Fitz Blog: Legislative updateDavid Fitzsimmons The Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
February 05, 2013 9:30 am  • 

PHOENIX - A Republican proposal barring enforcement of any federal laws affecting semi-automatic weapons appears dead after the sponsor learned that Arizona joined the union in 1912.

Sen. Kelli Ward of Lake Havasu City said Senate lawyers believed her bill was unconstitutional because they had attended grade school and she was "surprised to learn Arizona is the 48th state."

  

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