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South Dakota has been setting the standard as the most Second-Amendment-friendly state in the nation for years. We embrace liberty and personal responsibility. We know that our Founding Fathers created a government that recognizes our God-given rights – including the right to defend ourselves, our families, and our Freedoms.
Unfortunately, not everyone respects the Second Amendment rights of every American.
Recently, New Mexico’s Democrat Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham issued an emergency order suspending the right to carry guns in Albuquerque and Bernalillo County for at least 30 days.
Lujan Grisham classified this ban on Second Amendment rights as an emergency public health order, connecting it to a threshold for violent crimes that was only met by the Albuquerque area. This ban applied to both open and concealed carry in almost every public place. Violating the ban would result in civil penalties and up to a $5,000 fine.
This is tyrannical and unconstitutional – and a federal judge agrees. A U.S. District Judge blocked the part of the public health order that violates the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.
When politicians overstep their authority in a time of crisis, that is