In the inaugural episode of my new podcast Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I take on the anti-nullifiers. They label us morons and call our efforts to limit federal power through state action illegal. But the anti-nullifiers are wrong. We’re not morons, and we’re not breaking the law. In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I explain…Details
North Dakota HB1436 would legalize hemp for industrial production and distribution, effectively nullifying the federal ban on the same. It passed the state House 87-5 on 02-20 and has moved to the state senate, where it has been referred to the Agriculture Committee.Details
In Mississippi yesterday, the Senate Judiciary A committee killed HB490 without a recorded or public vote. The bill would have banned the state from participating in Agenda 21 or implementing it, and the House passed it last month 79-36. Inside sources tell us that Republican leadership in the Senate didn’t want the bill to get to the Governor’s desk, so they quietly killed it in Committee before the Senate could even vote on it.
This shouldn’t be news: If you want more liberty, Republicans aren’t your friends. That counts for both federal and state politicians. At best, they’re chess pieces that you can work to push in a direction that they see as popular.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (Mar 4, 2015) A bill filed in Missouri last week would declare federal executive orders null and void and take immediate steps to help render them as such in practice.Details
A bill in the Rhode Island State Legislature would restrict the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) by government officials, ending their use by law enforcement without a warrant.Details
PHOENIX (March 3, 2015) Yesterday, an Arizona House committee voted 5-3 to pass a bill that would help seal the coffin in the Grand Canyon State on unilateral presidential executive orders intended to circumvent Congress’ role as the legislative body.Details
OKLAHOMA CITY (Mar. 3, 2015) – An Oklahoma House committee last week passed a bill that would prohibit the state from helping the federal government implement and/or enforce any federal action that “exceeds the authority of Congress granted in Section 8 of Article I of the Constitution of the United States.”Details
Arizona House Committee Passes Measure to Effectively Nullify Unilateral EPA Rules over Intrastate Waters
PHOENIX, Mar. 2, 2015 – Today, an Arizona state House Committee approved a measure that would require the state to block unilateral EPA agency rules over “nonnavigable intrastate waters or waterways,” an action that would make them nearly impossible to enforce.Details
PHOENIX (Mar. 2, 2015) – Today, an important Arizona House Committee approved a bill that would create significant roadblocks for implementation of the Affordable Care Act, leaving the federal program without an enforcement mechanism in the state should it pass. Introduced State Reps. Justin Olson and Rep. Vince Leach, House Bill 2643 (HB2643) would prohibit the…Details