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Gov. Greg Gianforte on Friday signed a bill that prohibits state and local law enforcement in Montana from enforcing federal bans on firearms, ammunition and magazines.
I’m not going to hold my breath waiting for the folks who repeatedly whined about “sanctuary cities” that forbade their police from cooperating with ICE to now also complain about an entire state doing essentially the same thing.
In Texas, Republicans have taken the rare tack of outlining restrictions that would apply only to counties with populations of more than one million, targeting the booming and increasingly diverse metropolitan areas of Houston, Austin, San Antonio and Dallas.
I can’t imagine that this will survive an Equal Protection Clause lawsuit.
In related news, 46% of Republicans appear to be clueless.
As America grows more diverse, the Republican Party continues to be led almost entirely by white people, particularly men, who cater to an overwhelmingly white base. And despite fierce criticism from civil rights leaders and growing concern from business leaders who are traditional allies, many Republicans see no problem.
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