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.Details
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.Details
Presidential elections are a circus, at best, meant to distract you from real solutions.
No matter who wins the White House, federal power will continue to grow over time until actions are taken more locally to resist the establishment in Washington D.C.
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.Details
INDIANAPOLIS (May 3, 2015) – Last Wednesday, Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed a bill that “Repeals the prohibition against manufacturing, importing, selling, or possessing a sawed-off shotgun,” and represents the first step against federal prohibitions on the same.Details
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.Details
SACRAMENTO, Ca. (Apr. 29, 2015) – A bill taking important first steps to stop federal programs militarizing local police passed unanimously through a California Assembly committee last week.Details
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…Details
HELENA, Mont. (Apr. 23, 2015) – A bill that would heavily diminish the effect of federal programs that militarize local police was signed into law today.Details