TPM’s Eric Lach dug around and found 20 states where lawmakers have proposed measures to put a stop to federal gun laws in recent weeks. Some would like to arrest federal officers who try to enforce the laws. Others simply want to make it very hard for the feds to do their jobs. So what’s behind the state-by-state movement? Here’s our report.
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