Texas Senator Ted Cruz's question to California Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein on the Second Amendment in a March 14 hearing forced MSNBC hosts into conniptions, with Joe Scarborough saying that Cruz had made “willfully ignorant” statements and Rachel Maddow claiming Cruz had been “patronizing” to Feinstein as a woman.

An exchange between Senators Ted Cruz and Diane Feinstein about the latter's gun control bill presented an opportunity for all to learn an important lesson about the Constitution and the rights of the people including the right to keep and bear arms.

By a vote of 94-29, the Kansas House of Representatives approved House Bill 2199, the Second Amendment Protection Act, which would nullify any new federal restrictions — passed either by Congress, presidential executive order, agency order, rule, or regulation — on firearms, magazines, and ammunition.

With the passage of House Bill 302 (HB 302), Montana is now moving toward being the first state in the country to approve a nullification bill prohibiting the enforcement of a potential federal ban on semiautomatic firearms and large-capacity magazines within its borders.

By a vote of 37-0, the Michigan state Senate passed a bill denying the federal government the power to indefinitely detain Michigan citizens under provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).