AUSTIN, Tx. (May 7, 2015) – Yesterday, a Texas House Committee unanimously passed a bill that would effectively block in practice federal gun control measures within the state.Details
New York Action Alert: Help Nullify Some FDA Restrictions on Terminal Patients, Support A6889 and S4716
A6889 must pass through the Assembly Health Committee, and S4716 must pass through the Senate Health Committee. Take the following steps to support these important bills.Details
AUGUSTA, Maine (May 7, 2015) – A Maine bill that would turn off support and resources to the NSA in the Pine Tree State passed out of committee by a surprisingly comfortable margin yesterday, despite intense opposition form the state attorney general.Details
A recent House Judiciary Committee markup session for the USA Freedom Act provided an inside look at political jockeying going on behind the scenes as Congress tries to hammer out some kind of surveillance reform.
It wasn’t encouraging for privacy advocates. In fact, it provides yet more proof that Congress will not ever stop mass surveillance.Details
AUSTIN (May 6, 2015) – Yesterday, a Texas state House committee passed bill that would ban the state from providing bulk lists of concealed carry permit holders to the federal government, something that agencies have requested elsewhere, and could potentially be used to harass or persecute lawful gun owners. The vote was 7-2.Details
Pennsylvania Bill to Approve Medical Marijuana, Effectively Nullify Federal Prohibition, Passes Senate Committee 21-4
HARRISBURG, Pa. (May 6, 2015) – On Monday, a Pennsylvania state Senate committee passed a bill that would legalize marijuana for medical purposes, effectively nullifying in practice the federal prohibition on the same. The vote was 21-4.Details
Wisconsin SB125 would nullify in practice certain FDA rules blocking experimental medicine for terminally ill patients. The bill must pass through the Senate Committee on Health and Human Services before it can receive a vote in the state Senate. Please take the following steps to support this important bill.Details
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (May 5, 2015) – Yesterday, an important Missouri Senate committee approved a bill to authorize the farming, production, and sale of industrial hemp in the state, effectively nullifying the federal prohibition on the same. Previously approved by the House, it now moves to the full Senate for consideration.Details
California AB36 would take the first step towards blocking federal programs that militarize local police by requiring all 1033 Program transfers to be approved by the local governing body. It passed the Local Government Committee by a vote of 9-0 and now must pass through the Appropriations Committee.
PLEASE TAKE THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS in support!Details
Presidential elections are a circus, at best, meant to distract you from real solutions.
No matter who wins the White House, federal power will continue to grow over time until actions are taken more locally to resist the establishment in Washington D.C.