California Action Alert: Help Stop Federal Militarization of Police, Support AB36

California AB36 would take the first step towards blocking federal programs that militarize local police by requiring all 1033 Program transfers to be approved by the local governing body. It passed the Local Government Committee by a vote of 9-0 and now must pass through the Appropriations Committee.

PLEASE TAKE THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS in support!

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Texas House Bill Creating Mechanism to Review and Reject Unconstutional Federal Acts Receives Committee Hearing

AUSTIN, Texas (May 4, 2015) – A bill in the Texas state House to create a mechanism for the state to review and reject any federal order, law, police, rule, mandate or agency regulation that is found to violate the Bill of Rights of the Texas Constitution received its first committee hearing last week.

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Signed into Law: Tennessee Takes First Step to Block Federal Gun Control

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 4, 2015) – On Thursday, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam signed a bill to prohibit the state from implementing or enforcing federal gun “laws,” rules, regulations and orders that are contrary to the Tennessee state constitution. It passed 74-20 in the House, and 29-1 in the Senate.

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California ‘Right to Try’ Bill to Nullify in Practice Some FDA Restrictions Passes Second Assembly Committee, 14-0

SACRAMENTO, Ca. (Mar. 4, 2015) – A California bill that would nullify in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that prevent terminally ill patients from accessing treatments passed unanimously through a second state Assembly committee last week. The vote was 14-0.

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To The Governor’s Desk: Minnesota Bill to Nullify in Practice Some FDA Restrictions on Terminally-ill Patients

ST. PAUL, Minn. (May 3, 2015) A bill that would nullify in practice certain Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that prevent terminally ill patients from accessing treatments was given unanimous approval by the state House last week. Having previously passed the state Senate, the bill is now headed to the Governor’s desk.

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