Arizona 4th Amendment Protection Act passes committee, full senate vote next

PHOENIX, February 24, 2014 – Today, a powerful Arizona state senate committee passed SB1156, the 4th Amendment Protection Act, by a vote of 4-2 with one member absent. The bill now moves on to a vote in the state senate, which is likely to be the first full legislative body in the country to vote on a bill designed to thwart surveillance programs from the National Security Agency (NSA).

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Missouri Legislator Ups Ante in Battle Against NSA with Bill to Deny Material Support

Missouri already has a proposed constitutional amendment pending that would end one practical effect of NSA spying. A second bill recently introduced would take the state’s fight against unconstitutional spying to the next level, barring the state from providing any material support to the NSA.

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