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…Details
BISMARCK, N.D. (Mar. 16, 2015) – Today, the North Dakota state Senate gave final approval to a bill authorizing the farming, production, and sale of industrial hemp in the state, effectively nullifying the federal prohibition on the same.Details
BISMARCK, N.D. (Mar 16, 2015) – Last Friday, the North Dakota House passed a measure that follows James Madison’s advice to stop federal overreach. The vote was 61-30.Details
Signed by the Governor in Wyoming: Right to Try Act Effectively Nullifies Some FDA Restrictions on Terminally-ill
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Mar. 13, 2015) – A Wyoming bill that would nullify in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that prevent terminally ill patients from accessing treatments was signed into law by Gov. Matt Mead on Monday. Introduced by Sen. Bruce Burns (R-Sheridan), Senate File 3 (SF3), the Wyoming Right to Try Act, is the latest…Details
PHOENIX (Mar. 11, 2015) – Today, the Arizona House passed a bill that would 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 vote was 36-21. Introduced State Reps. Justin Olson and Rep. Vince Leach, House Bill 2643 (HB2643)…Details
PHOENIX (Mar. 11, 2015) – Today, the Arizona state Senate passed a bill that would effectively block any new federal gun control measures in the state by withdrawing all state participation and enforcement. The vote was 17-12.Details
CONCORD, N.H. (Mar. 11, 2015) The New Hampshire state House approved a bill today that would remove the ban on industrial hemp in the state, effectively nullifying the federal prohibition on the same.Details
For a guy who is willing to – with a unilateral stroke of his pen from his own desk – change definitions to ban what used to be legal, give legal status to people who didn’t have it, and even increase taxes….
The idea that Barack Obama can’t move people out of Gitmo because “Congress won’t fund it” is laughable.
To the Governor’s Desk: Montana Right to Try Act Would Nullify in Practice Some FDA Restrictions on Terminally-Ill Patients
HELENA, Mon. (Mar. 10, 2015) – Today, the Montana House gave final approval to a bill that would nullify in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that prevent treatments from being used by terminally ill patients. The vote was 93-7 and the bill now moves to Gov. Bullock’s desk for a signature.Details