(Wichita Eagle) A bill that aims to shield Kansas from potentially unconstitutional federal gun-control laws advanced to the House on Wednesday.

The Second Amendment Protection Act, approved by the House Federal and State Affairs Committee, says any gun with “Made in Kansas” stamped on it is exempt from federal laws being discussed in Washington in the wake of the mass murder of schoolchildren in Connecticut in December.

Federal officials who try to enforce federal gun-control laws that violate the proposed Kansas law could be arrested and prosecuted on felony charges. Several other states are considering similar measures.

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