Louisiana Action Alert: Stop Warrantless Drone Spying

SB330 is a bill that would ban warrantless drone spying by law enforcement in Louisiana.  It was introduced February 27 by Sen. Dan Claitor (R-16).

STATUS: SB330 has passed in the Senate, and has been sent to the House for consideration. It is currently in the House Administration of Criminal Justice

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Urgent California Action Alert: Protect Privacy, Stop NSA

On Tuesday, April 29 the Golden State would be on the verge of revolt against Washington, D.C.’s self-proclaimed right to carry out secret, mass surveillance with state resources. Two bills, SB828 andAB2468 are set up for their first committee hearings, Senate Public Safety and Assembly Judiciary Committee respectively, but the votes are anything but secured for liberty and privacy.

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Missouri 2nd Amendment Preservation Act Update

by Ron Calzone, Missouri First I SHOULD be reporting to you the final passage of the Second Amendment Preservation Act. I SHOULD be telling you that both the House and Senate have done their part and that the bill is on the Governor’s desk, beginning the 15 day window for him to either veto or…

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Pennsylvania Action Alert: Support HB2158 to Nullify Warrantless Drone Spying

HB2158, a bill that would put severe restrictions on the use of drones by government officials within the state of Pennsylvania, was introduced on Apr. 7 by Rep. Gordon Denlinger (R-99). It was promptly referred to the Judiciary Committee where it will need to pass through a majority before it can be voted upon by the whole house.

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Missouri Action Alert: 2nd Amendment Preservation Act Moving Forward

Missouri bill HB 1439, the Second Amendment Preservation Act, was passed by the State House and moved forward in the Senate committee on 04/15/2014 (click here to learn more about this bill).

YOUR ACTION IS NEEDED NOW to make sure the bill is scheduled on the Senate floor for a final vote.  Here is what you need to do ensure this bill becomes law in Missouri.

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New Hampshire Action Alert: Privacy Bills up for Senate Vote

On Jan. 8, HB1533 was introduced to protect the electronic data of New Hampshire residents from unwarranted surveillence in the state.  It passed through the house and is scheduled to be voted upon in the senate on Apr. 24. A companion bill (HB1619) is also due for a vote in the senate on the same…

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Minnesota Action Alert: Support HF3173 to Bolster Privacy Rights

HF3173, a bill that would ban government officials from obtaining the personal identifying information of individuals without a warrant in Minnesota, was introduced on Mar. 19 by Rep. John Lesch (DFL-66B). It was promptly referred to the Public Safety Finance and Policy Committee where it will need to pass through a majority before it can…

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