New Police device in Oklahoma Underscores Need for Asset Forfeiture Reform

A few months ago, local media reported that the Oklahoma Highway Patrol is using a device that allows officers to electronically confiscate money on prepaid cards based on mere suspicion rather than a criminal conviction. The revelation underscores the importance of asset forfeiture reform, something the Oklahoma legislature unsuccessfully tried to do last session.

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Federal, not National: These United States

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During the Massachusetts ratification debates, Fisher Aims gave a stark warning that’s been totally ignored over the last 100-plus years. He said a “consolidation of the States would subvert the new Constitution.”

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To the Governor’s Desk: California Assembly Gives Final Approval to Right to Try Act Rejecting Some FDA Restrictions on Terminally-Ill

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Aug. 24, 2016) – Yesterday, the California Assembly gave final approval to a bill that would set the foundation to nullify in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that deny access to experimental treatments by terminally-ill patients.

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Darkness in the Sunshine State: Florida Legislature Helps Feds Keep Status Quo

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Aug. 23, 2016) – Republican dominated leadership in the Florida House and Senate chose to maintain the unconstitutional status quo on multiple issues in 2016, killing a wide variety of bills that would have blocked state enforcement of federal policies. Many of the bills did not even receive votes in their respective chambers.

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