To the Governor’s Desk: New Hampshire Bill Banning Warrantless Location Tracking Passes

CONCORD, N.H. (July 7, 2015) – A bill that would prohibit law enforcement from obtaining location data from electronic devices without a warrant in most cases cleared the state legislature and now heads to the governor’s desk. The legislation would not only protect privacy in New Hampshire, but also takes an important first step in addressing the growing federal surveillance state.

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To the Governor’s Desk: Oregon Right to Try Act would Help Protect Terminal Patients from Some FDA Restrictions

EUGENE, Ore. (July 6, 2015) – Last week, the Oregon state House 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. It is now headed to Gov. Kate Brown’s desk where it can be signed into law.

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Signed by the Governor: Oregon Law Takes on Warrantless Collection of Cellphone Data

SALEM, Ore. (July 2, 2015) On Tuesday, Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed a bill into law that prohibits law enforcement from obtaining information from electronic devices without a warrant in most cases. The new law will not only protect privacy in Oregon, but will also address a practical effect of federal spying.

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