February 26, 2012

DISASTER PREP AT THE STATE LEVEL: Wyoming House advances doomsday bill.

State representatives on Friday advanced legislation to launch a study into what Wyoming should do in the event of a complete economic or political collapse in the United States.

House Bill 85 passed on first reading by a voice vote. It would create a state-run government continuity task force, which would study and prepare Wyoming for potential catastrophes, from disruptions in food and energy supplies to a complete meltdown of the federal government.

Ann Althouse comments: “Frankly, I think all the states should have made plans like this a long time ago.”

UPDATE: Prof. Stephen Clark writes: “That Wyoming ‘doomsday bill’ strikes me not only as prudent, but subversive: When SHTF states matter more than the federal government. If you accept that, then…”

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