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The Latest Weapon Against Local Democracy? “Super Preemption”

March 9, 2018

, The Progressive

March 8, 2018

“Florida, like many states, prohibits municipal governments from passing gun-safety laws. But… it’s law goes one step further by allowing any local Florida official who defies the state’s ‘preemption’ of local gun laws to be personally sanctioned and even removed from office. In the wake of the tragic Parkland shooting, some local city officials are now ‘daring‘ the state to remove them from office for enforcing local assault rifle bans. Similar ‘super preemption’ gun laws are also on the books in Alabama, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Nevada, and Tennessee.” [Emphasis added]

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