In Effect Today: New Hampshire Law Broadening Medical Marijuana Program, Further Nullifying Federal Prohibition

CONCORD, N.H. (Sept. 4, 2015) – In July, New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan signed a bill into law that expands the state’s current medical marijuana program, further nullifying in practice the federal prohibition on the same. As of today, the bill officially takes effect in the Live Free or Die State. Introduced by Rep. Stephen…

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The Muzzling of Free Speech in America

“If the freedom of speech be taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.”
-George Washington

The architects of the American police state must think we’re idiots.

With every passing day, we’re being moved further down the road towards a totalitarian society characterized by government censorship, violence, corruption, hypocrisy and intolerance, all packaged for our supposed benefit in the Orwellian doublespeak of national security, tolerance and so-called “government speech.”

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Unconstitutional Federal Programs: The Real Source of the “Anchor Baby” Problem

Recently there has been a national discussion, of sorts, over whether or not anchor babies, children of illegal immigrants who are born in the United States, qualify as citizens under the 14th Amendment. While that issue specifically has been addressed here at the TAC, the more pertinent aspect of the matter isn’t whether or not anchor…

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Rubio and Walker Support Another Version of Obamacare. It’s up to the States to Bring it Down.

Two prominent GOP Presidential candidates have unveiled their health care reform plans, and they are more of the same. They even re-affirm key parts of Obamacare and keep federal control over health care intact. Michael F. Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies at the CATO Institute, recently wrote an op/ed the New Hampshire Union Leader about the…

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Ruling Shows Federal Courts Can’t be Trusted to Stop the Surveillance State

WASHINGTON (Aug. 30, 2015) – On Friday, a federal court overturned a lower court decision and quashed a lawsuit brought against an NSA bulk surveillance program by a conservative activist and civil-liberties groups.

The ruling demonstrates the near impossibility of stopping the NSA through legal action.

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California Assembly Committee Passes Bill to Curb ‘Policing for Profit’ via Asset Forfeiture

SACRAMENTO, Ca. (Aug. 27, 2015) – Today, a power California Assembly Committee passed a bill that not only bolsters restrictions on state officials from seizing property without due process, but throws a wrench into federal efforts to do the same. Previously passed by the Senate, it moves one step closer to the Governor’s desk.

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