Texas Committee Passes Bill to Ban Bulk Sharing of Concealed Carry Lists with Feds

AUSTIN (May 6, 2015) – Yesterday, a Texas state House committee passed bill that would ban the state from providing bulk lists of concealed carry permit holders to the federal government, something that agencies have requested elsewhere, and could potentially be used to harass or persecute lawful gun owners. The vote was 7-2.


Missouri Bill to Legalize Hemp Farming, Effectively Nullify Federal Ban, Moves Forward

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (May 5, 2015) – Yesterday, an important Missouri Senate committee approved a bill to authorize the farming, production, and sale of industrial hemp in the state, effectively nullifying the federal prohibition on the same. Previously approved by the House, it now moves to the full Senate for consideration.


Signed into Law: Tennessee Takes First Step to Block Federal Gun Control

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 4, 2015) – On Thursday, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam signed a bill to prohibit the state from implementing or enforcing federal gun “laws,” rules, regulations and orders that are contrary to the Tennessee state constitution. It passed 74-20 in the House, and 29-1 in the Senate.


Delegated and Reserved Powers: Nullification Opponents Flip the Constitution Upside Down

For over a year, we’ve repeatedly heard from supporters of an organization called Convention of States Project​ that nullification can’t or shouldn’t be done because – “Nullification….is not in the Constitution.”

We’re not sure why this particular message comes from this direction, but it’s consistent, and common.

More important, though, this is a great example of the complete and utter lack of constitutional education in this country.


TAC’s Campaign to Shut Down NSA Resources Gets Coverage at BBC News

Yesterday, the Tenth Amendment Center‘s project to shut down resources to NSA spying – like water and electricity – was given a full report in BBC News. This is huge. We have two important things to note: 1. Not once did they say “you can’t do this.” In fact, one of the claims of opposition…