Arizona Senate Committee Passes Measure to Effectively Nullify New EPA Rules over Intrastate Waters

PHOENIX, Feb. 16, 2015 – Today, an Arizona state Senate Committee approved a measure that would require the state to block any EPA agency regulations over “nonnavigable intrastate waters or waterways.” The vote was 5-1. Introduced by Sen. Steve Pierce (R-Prescott), Senate Concurrent Resolution 1015 (SCR1015) directly challenges and would effectively nullify new rules over…

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Vermont Legislation Goes Head-to-Head with NSA Spying

MONTPELIER, Vt. (Feb 16, 2015) – A bill filed in the Vermont House last week represents a transpartisan effort taking on the surveillance state. The legislation would not only support efforts to turn off NSA’s water in Utah, but would have practical effects on federal surveillance programs if passed.

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Montana House Committee Passes Bill to Help Stop National License Plate Tracking Program

HELENA Mont. (Feb 13, 2015) –  Today, a Montana House Committee passed a bill that would put restrictions on automated license plate reader systems (ALPR) by the state and have a major impact on federal efforts to tap in to state and local systems to track millions of people. The vote was 11-10.

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Bill to Stop Warrantless Drone Surveillance Passes First Step in Washington State

OLYMPIA, Wa., February 13, 2015 – Today, a Washington State House committee passed a bill putting strict limitations on the use of drones and other “extra-sensory devices” within the state. The vote was 6-3. Introduced by Rep. Dave Taylor (R-Moxee) and a bipartisan group of 16 cosponsors, House Bill 1639 (HB1639) would prohibit the use of drones to…

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Tennessee Bills Take on NSA Code-Breaking Facility, Ban Material Support or Resources

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 13, 2015) – On Wednesday, Tennessee legislators filed bills to directly take on NSA spying by withholding vital state resources and material support from any federal agency engaged in warrantless surveillance. Sen. Mae Beavers (R-Mt. Juliet) introduced SB782 in the Tennessee Senate and Rep. James Van Huss (R-Jonesborough) and Rep. Matthew Hill (R-Jonesborough)…

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Interview: Jack Spirko and Michael Boldin on the State of the Nullification Movement

Podcast: Play in new window | Download I was happy to be a 2nd-time guest on the Survivalist Podcast this week! Jack Spirko has been a fantastic host, allowing me the opportunity to share my views on our movement with his listeners and giving me some really good insight on various issues too. Check out…

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