North Dakota Action Alert: Help Stop Unconstitutional Federal Acts, Support HCR3022

North Dakota HCR3022 would create a mechanism in the state constitution to reject unconstitutional federal actions. (get more details here) It passed through the state house on March 13 by a 61-30 vote. This bill must pass through the Senate Judiciary Committee successfully before the full state senate can concur with the state house’s decision.


Massachusetts Bill Would Restrict ALPRs, Help Block National License Plate Tracking Program

BOSTON (Mar. 18, 2015) Last week, a bill was introduced in the Massachusetts House that would put strict restrictions on automated license plate reader systems (ALPR), placing significant roadblocks in the way of a federal program using states to help track the location of millions of everyday people through pictures of their license plates.


Florida Action Alert: Help Stop Drone Surveillance, Support H0649 and S0766

In 2013, SB92 was passed into law, taking good first steps to stop warrantless drone spying. (read about it here)

For 2015, two complementary bills in the Senate (S0766) and House (H0649) would further restrict drone surveillance. S766 passed 7-0 out of its first committee on 03-10 and now moves to the Senate Judiciary committee.