On Wednesday, the California gave final approval to a bill that would effectively nullify in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that prevent terminally-ill patients from accessing experimental treatments. The vote was 76-2.Details
In Effect Today: New Hampshire Law Broadening Medical Marijuana Program, Further Nullifying Federal Prohibition
CONCORD, N.H. (Sept. 4, 2015) – In July, New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan signed a bill into law that expands the state’s current medical marijuana program, further nullifying in practice the federal prohibition on the same. As of today, the bill officially takes effect in the Live Free or Die State. Introduced by Rep. Stephen…Details
“If the freedom of speech be taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.”
The architects of the American police state must think we’re idiots.
With every passing day, we’re being moved further down the road towards a totalitarian society characterized by government censorship, violence, corruption, hypocrisy and intolerance, all packaged for our supposed benefit in the Orwellian doublespeak of national security, tolerance and so-called “government speech.”Details
Recently there has been a national discussion, of sorts, over whether or not anchor babies, children of illegal immigrants who are born in the United States, qualify as citizens under the 14th Amendment. While that issue specifically has been addressed here at the TAC, the more pertinent aspect of the matter isn’t whether or not anchor…Details
A major annual poll shows that a majority of Americans support following the 10th Amendment on education, preferring to have states in charge rather than the federal government.Details
Two prominent GOP Presidential candidates have unveiled their health care reform plans, and they are more of the same. They even re-affirm key parts of Obamacare and keep federal control over health care intact. Michael F. Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies at the CATO Institute, recently wrote an op/ed the New Hampshire Union Leader about the…Details
It’s reported that President Obama will change the name of Alaska’s highest peak from Mount McKinley to Denali. But wait, does the President have constitutional power to rename mountains?Details
WASHINGTON (Aug. 30, 2015) – On Friday, a federal court overturned a lower court decision and quashed a lawsuit brought against an NSA bulk surveillance program by a conservative activist and civil-liberties groups.
The ruling demonstrates the near impossibility of stopping the NSA through legal action.Details
Despite nearly eight years to reconsider their view, some Republicans still cling to the belief that President George W. Bush was a good president.Details