Missouri vs NSA: New Bill Would Ban “Material Support or Resources”

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., Dec 18, 2014 – With Congress not only failing to rein in National Security Agency (NSA) spying, but actually expanding its power in a recent funding bill, many privacy activists are looking to the states to take action to block warrantless surveillance programs. A bill filed today in Missouri would not only support efforts to turn of NSA’s water in Utah, but have some practical effect in the Show Me State should it pass.

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Tennessee Bill Would Remove Major Roadblock to Nullification Efforts

In many states, there are mechanisms in place that enable unelected bureaucrats the power to render a good bill DOA simply by claiming it would cost too much money. These mechanisms in the form of fiscal review committees can often prevent important legislation from passing due to individuals whom the public cannot directly influence.

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