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Congress unlikely to pass firearm legislation

PostPosted: Sun Jan 13, 2013 8:03 pm
by Boba
Check this out.... ... gislation/

Congress has a terrible track record stopping Obama when he wants something. Bring on the Ex Order!!

Interesting factiod from ... they-grant

"Until the 1950’s, there was no boundary or rules set up regarding how far the president can go with an executive order.

The Supreme Court, however, put a stop to this in 1952 when they were faced with the case Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co. vs Sawyer. In this case, the Supreme Court ruled Harry Truman’s Executive Order 10340 which put all steel mills in the country under federal government control. The Supreme Court called this executive order invalid because it attempted to make law, which was the job of the legislative branch (Senate and House of Representatives). Since then executive orders pertaining to laws were only allowed to be carried out when they are used to clarify or act to further a law put forth by the Congress or the Constitution."