Matthew Balan | January 17, 2013 | 19:28
Sheriffs, State Lawmakers Push Back on Gun Control
Thursday, 17 Jan 2013 06:11 AM
"A lot of sheriffs are now standing up and saying, 'Follow the Constitution,'" said Josephine County Sheriff Gil Gilbertson, whose territory covers the timbered mountains of southwestern Oregon.
But their actual powers to defy federal law are limited. And much of the impassioned rhetoric amounts to political posturing until — and if — Congress acts. http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/Gun-Control-Pushback/2013/01/17/id/471825
Securities and Exchange Commissioner Daniel Gallagher blasted the Dodd-Frank financial reform bill in a speech to the United States Chamber of Commerce Wednesday afternoon.
“It’s a perfect example of not letting a good crisis go to waste,” Gallagher said. The president signed Dodd-Frank on July 21, 2010. Democrats Sen. Chris Dodd (Conn.) and Rep. Barney Frank (Mass.) have since retired from Congress.