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I wonder why the local US governors/majors, which reject federal agents on their streets, don't just order their local police force to arrest all people, which exercise violence and don't wear any insignia.

What are the reasons for them not to issue such an order? Are they of legal or political nature?

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    As it currently is worded, I think this belongs on SE Law. There may be a political question implied here too but it's not clearly stated. – Brian Z Jul 27 at 11:42
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    The general political question ("what would happen if...") is probably too speculative to be answerable, unless you can find statements about actual intentions to do so. – Brian Z Jul 27 at 11:59
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    Its probably best to ask about the law first over on Law.SE (i.e. "Can the state governor order ... ?"). If the answer there is "yes" then we could explore the political consequences here. – Paul Johnson Jul 27 at 12:19
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    I’m voting to close this question because its more about the law than politics. – Paul Johnson Jul 27 at 12:21
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    I'm considering editing this question and vote to reopen. The issue seems to be the relationship between local and federal enforcement, which is more a matter of politics than law, strictly put – Ted Wrigley Jul 27 at 18:12

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