Texas Senate Passes Resolution Reaffirming State Sovereignty, 20-11

AUSTIN, Texas (Apr. 17, 2015) – On Monday, the Texas Senate passed a resolution serving notice and demand to the federal government to “halt and reverse, effective immediately, its practice of assuming powers and imposing mandates and laws upon the states for purposes not enumerated by the Constitution of the United States of America.”

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To the Governor in Virginia: Bill to Block License Plate Tracking

RICHMOND, Va. (Apr. 17, 2015) – Yesterday, the Virginia Assembly gave final approval to a bill that would put strict limitations on the use of data collected by Automated License Place Readers (ALPRs) and help block a nationwide license plate tracking program operated by the federal government.

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Illinois House Votes 114-1: Passes Right to Try Act to Effectively Nullify Some FDA Restrictions on Terminal Patients

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Apr. 16, 2015) – A bill that would nullify in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that prevent terminally ill patients from accessing treatments unanimously passed the Illinois state House yesterday. The vote was 114-1.

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