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IA: Gun Laws, Judicial Nominations Focus at Scott County Legislative Forum
Submitted by: David Williamson
Website: http://constitutionnetwork.com

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A legislative forum held Saturday saw the attending area legislators asked multiple times about new gun laws, especially one that would allow "strict scrutiny" in the state. The bill would amend the state's constitution to add "The right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed. The sovereign state of Iowa affirms and recognizes this right to be a fundamental individual right. Any and all restrictions of the right shall be subject to strict scrutiny."
 

Comment by: PHORTO (2/25/2019)
"The adding of strict scrutiny makes the protection on the Second Amendment greater than the Constitution," she said, saying it would also possibly or probably eliminate background checks. "It's a bad direction to go in, [I'm] very concerned about it, and I voted against it."

Above the Constitution? REALLY? You shouldn't hold public office. Fundamental rights are ALL subject to strict scrutiny. 2A rights are no exception.
 

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