If the proposed — and constitutionally dubious — “Sheriffs First” bill is passed by citizens in  next year, federal agents who try to make an arrest in the state could themselves be arrested and charged with kidnapping.

A Montana state committee last week cleared the bill, which would require federal agents to get permission from the county sheriff before taking any law enforcement steps against Montanans, Mother Jones reported.

If the bill is passed, it will be a ballot question in November 2014.

 

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