To the Governor’s Desk: Maine Bill Restricting Government Use of Drones

AUGUSTA, Maine (June 21, 2015) A Maine bill that would drastically restrict the use of drones by state and local law enforcement and serve to thwart one aspect of the federal surveillance state was approved by the full legislature last week. It will now go to the Gov. LePage’s desk where he can sign it into law.

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Rhode Island House Approves Right to Try Act to Protect Terminal Patients from some FDA Restrictions

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (June 20, 2015) – This week, the Rhode Island state House unanimously approved a bill that would effectively nullify in practice certain Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that prevent terminally ill patients from accessing experimental treatments. The vote was 72-0.

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We Don’t Support the Constitution to Win a Popularity Contest

Earlier today, a conservative told us we’d likely “lose a significant following” because of our view that the federal government doesn’t have the constitutional authority to ban hemp farming. Without getting into the absurdity of his view (he said it was a national security issue) – I want to make this clear: WE AREN’T TRYING TO…

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