California Action Alert: Help Stop Federal Militarization of Police, Support AB36

California AB36 sets the foundation for local communities to stop federal militarization programs – the first step towards blocking federal programs that militarize local police. It passed the Assembly by a vote of 56-12 on 05-19. It must now pass the Senate Governance and Finance Committee before it can receive a Senate vote.

Take the following steps to support this important bill.

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New Jersey Action Alert: Help Stop Drone Surveillance, Support A1039

Representatives Daniel Benson, Vincent Prieto, Marlene Caride and Annette Quijano, along with three cosponsors, introduced Assembly Bill 1039 (A1039) in January. The bill requires law enforcement to obtain a warrant before conducting drone surveillance in most cases. It also includes and outright prohibition on the use of weaponized drones It passed the Assembly on 05-14…

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New York Action Alert: Help Nullify Some FDA Restrictions on Terminal Patients, Support A6889 and S4716

New York A6889 and S4716 would effectively nullify in practice some FDA rules that block experimental treatments for terminally ill patients.

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.

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Wisconsin Action Alert: Help Nullify Some FDA Restrictions on Terminally-ill, Support SB125

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.

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California Action Alert: Help Stop Federal Militarization of Police, Support AB36

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!

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Missouri Action Alert: Help Legalize Industrial Hemp and Nullify Federal Prohibition, Support HB830 and SB255

Missouri HB830 and SB255 and would legalize industrial hemp for production, and effectively nullify the federal ban.

STATUS: HB830 passed the House 104-41 on 04-23 and now must pass through the Senate Agriculture, Food Production, and Outdoor Resources committee. SB255 passed that committee previously and moves to the Senate floor. Take the following action steps to support these important bills.

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Massachusetts Action Alert: Help Block License Plate Tracking, Support H3009 and S1817

Massachusetts H3009 and S1817 would put strict warrant restrictions on ALPRs and help block a national license plate tracking program. These bills must pass through the Joint Committee on Transportation before they can receive votes in their respective chambers.

PLEASE TAKE THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS

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Texas Action Alert: Help Nullify Marijuana Prohibition, Support HB2165

Texas HB2165 would remove all penalties for the possession and distribution of marijuana from the state criminal code, effectively nullifying the federal prohibition on the same.

It must pass successfully through the House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence before it can receive a full vote. Take the following steps to support the bill.

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