Oregon Bill to Effectively Nullify Some FDA Restrictions Passes House Committee, 9-0

EUGENE, Ore. (Mar. 31, 2015) – A Oregon bill that would nullify in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that prevent terminally ill patients from accessing treatments was passed unanimously through a state House committee last week. The vote was 9-0. Introduced on behalf of House Interim Committee on Health Care, House Bill…

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Arizona Establishment Republicans working with Democrats to Support Federal Gun Control

Inside sources tell us that SB1330 – to stop Arizona from helping the feds enforce any new gun control is being HELD in the House Rules committee – and will not get any further consideration.

YOUR CALLS TODAY – SHOULD BE SWARMING THAT COMMITTEE. Call each member and ask them to move SB1330 to the House floor.

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Montana Senate Votes 46-1 to Limit Federal Militarization of Police

HELENA, Mont. (Mar. 30, 2015) – A bill that would heavily diminish the effect of federal surplus equipment programs that militarize local police was passed by the Montana Senate today. The vote was 46-1. Introduced by Rep. Nicholas Schwaderer (R-Superior), House Bill 330 (HB330) bans state or local law enforcement agencies from receiving drones that…

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Signed by the Governor: Virginia Law Puts Permanent Restrictions on Drone Surveillance

RICHMOND, Va. (Mar. 30, 2015) – Two Virginia bills to permanently restrict the use of drones by state and local law enforcement were signed into law by Gov. McAuliffe last week. These bills not only establish important privacy protections at the state level, they also thwart the federal surveillance state.

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