Permission not Required: “Constitutional Carry” Bill Passes New Hampshire Senate

CONCORD, N.H. (Jan. 23, 2017) –  Last week, the New Hampshire Senate approved a “Constitutional Carry” bill. If passed into law, it would make it legal for people in New Hampshire to carry a concealed firearm without a license, and foster an environment hostile to federal gun control.

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Mississippi Bill Takes on Asset Forfeiture, Closes Federal Loophole in Most Cases

JACKSON, Miss. (Jan. 23, 2017) – A bill introduced in the Mississippi Senate would reform the state’s asset forfeiture laws to prohibit the state from taking property without a criminal conviction. The legislation also takes on federal forfeiture programs by banning prosecutors from circumventing state laws by passing cases off to the feds in most situations.

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Virginia Subcommittee Passes Bill that Would Help Support Sound Money

RICHMOND, Va. (Jan. 20, 2017) – A Virginia bill that would remove sales taxes from some purchases of gold and silver passed an important House subcommittee Wednesday. The legislation would take an important first step toward encouraging its regular use as currency and breaking the Federal Reserve’s monopoly on money.

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Washington Bill Would Help Block Indefinite Detention in the State

OLYMPIA, Wash. (Jan. 20, 2017) – A bill introduced in the Washington state Senate would prohibit the state from assisting the federal government with indefinite detention without due process under provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012 (NDAA) or any other federal acts purporting to authorize such powers.

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