Washington State Bill Takes Steps to Nullify NDAA Indefinite Detention

A bill introduced in the Washington state legislature would prohibit the state from assisting the federal government in the 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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Missouri Bill Would Ban Mass License Plate Tracking by APLRs

A bill introduced in the Missouri Senate would ban local, state and federal agencies from using automated license plate reader systems (ALPR) to “collect captured motor vehicle data,” and would have a major impact on federal efforts to collect information on Americans. Introduced by Sen. Robert Schaaf, SB196 declares “no government entity shall install or…

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Follow the Money Trail: Law Enforcement Isn’t Very Local Anymore

As long as law enforcement leadership primarily focuses on the “war on drugs” and the “war on terror,” with all of the goodies and cash that comes along with it, and insists on supporting the federal government in its unconstitutional actions, the institution will remain deeply flawed, and quite frankly – dangerous.

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