Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Residents Upset Over Weekend Alcohol, Firearm Ban

King N.C. residents were furious over a state
of emergency declaration that restricted sales
of alcohol and the carrying of firearms in
vehicles. State Statute 14-288.7. makes trans-
porting a weapon or substance illegal during
an emergency. I say the suspension of the
constitution during an emergency is unacceptable
and this statute needs revision...more

1 comment:

The Rattler said...

One of my favorite Supreme Court decisions.
Norton v Shelby County, Tennessee, 118 US 425, 442; 6 S Ct 1121; 30 L Ed 178 (1886)

"An unconstitutional act is not law; it confers no rights; it imposes no duties; affords no protection; creates no office. It is as inoperative as though it had never been passed."