Tennessee Bill to Take on Federal Gun Control Passes House Subcommittee, 4-2

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Mar. 25, 2015) – While many gun rights activists focus their resources on federal court cases to stop states from enacting gun control measures, a bill passed by an important Tennessee state House subcommittee today flips things around by using the state to address federal gun control.

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Nine and Counting: Indiana and Utah Right to Try Acts Signed into Law, Effectively Nullifies Some FDA Restrictions on Terminally-ill

March 25, 2015 – Yesterday, Governors in Utah and Indiana signed bills known as the “Right to Try Act.” The new laws effectively nullify in practice some FDA restrictions which prevent terminally ill patients from accessing treatments. on terminally-ill patients. They join seven other states that have already done the same. Indiana House Bill 1065 (HB1065), introduced…

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Stop Helping Federal Gun Control: Six Reasons to Support Montana HB203

Montana HB203, a bill to restrict state resources and personnel from being used to enforce any new federal gun control measures passed both the state House and the Senate and will be off to Gov. Bullock’s desk soon. Gary Marbut of theMontana Shooting Sports Association sent out an alert and copy of a letter he’s…

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Arizona House Committee Passes Bill to Block Enforcement of Federal Gun Control, 5-3

PHOENIX (Mar. 19, 2015) – Today, an Arizona House committee passed a bill that would effectively block any new federal gun control measures in the state by withdrawing all state participation and enforcement. It previously passed the full state Senate, 17-12, and today’s vote was 5-3.

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Arizona Senate Committee Passes Bill to Ban Crucial Obamacare Enforcement Mechanism

PHOENIX (Mar. 17, 2015) – Today, an Arizona Senate Committee passed a bill to create significant roadblocks for implementation of the Affordable Care Act, leaving the federal program without an enforcement mechanism in the state should it become law. The bill previously passed the House by a vote of 36-21.

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Podcast: American foreign policy, Iran and the Constitution

From the National Constitution Center Bruce Ackerman is the Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University. His latest book is We the People: The Civil Rights Revolution. Louis Fisher is Scholar in Residence at the Constitution Project. He previously worked for four decades at the Library of Congress as a Senior Specialist…

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