North Dakota House Passes Bill Taking on Asset Forfeiture and Closing Federal Loophole

BISMARCK, N.D. (Feb. 22, 2017) – A North Dakota bill that would reform the state’s asset forfeiture laws to prohibit the state from taking property without a criminal conviction in most situations passed the House yesterday. The legislation also takes on federal forfeiture programs by banning prosecutors from circumventing state laws by passing cases off to the feds.

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Permission not Required: New Hampshire Governor Signs “Constitutional Carry” Into Law

CONCORD, N.H. (Feb 22, 2017) –  Today, New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu signed a “Constitutional Carry” bill into law making it legal to carry a concealed handgun in the state without a permit. The new law will also help foster an environment hostile to federal gun control in New Hampshire.

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Vermont Senate Passes Bill to Expand Medical Marijuana Program, Further Nullify Federal Prohibition in Practice

MONTPELIER, Vt. (Feb. 21, 2017) – A Vermont bill to expand access for patients utilizing the state’s medical marijuana program passed the state Senate last week. If approved, the legislation would help further nullify the unconstitutional federal prohibition on the same.

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