Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy plans to sign the first executive order in the nation to ban the sales of guns to people on federal government watch lists.
"We intend to prevent, by executive order through my powers as governor, those on government watch lists from obtaining a permit to purchase a firearm in Connecticut," the Democratic governor said in a news conference Thursday.
That might pass muster if you'd been convicted of a crime.
But..... that's not how it works.
If you're on a "watch list" you probably don't know you're on one, until you try to fly. Then you can't. After you bought the ticket, which is now forfeit.
So the government first causes to to lose money (theft) without due process of law, they put you on the list without due process of law, there is no formal means to challenge same nor any right to see the evidence against you or challenge those who offered testimony (if anyone at all.)
There's no way to know.
Yes, I know, Obama wants this sort of unconstitutional crap too.
Those who take these acts have committed a non-act in fact and in law, and in addition
“An unconstitutional act is not law; it confers no rights; it imposes no duties; affords no protection; it creates no office; it is in legal contemplation, as inoperative as though it had never been passed.” Norton v. Shelby County, 118 U.S. 425 (1886)
Go perform an anatomically impossible act Malloy.
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