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.

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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.

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Arizona Action Alert: Help Block Federal Gun Control, Support SB1330

Arizona SB1330 would effectively block any new federal gun control measures. It was approved in the state senate by a 17-12 margin on March 11. It must now pass successfully through the House Military Affairs and Public Safety Committee before the full House can consider it. Take the following steps to support this important bill.

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Texas Action Alert: Help Nullify Some FDA Restrictions on Terminally-ill Patients

Texas HB438 and SB694 would nullify in practice some FDA restrictions pertaining to experimental drugs for terminally ill patients. HB438 is in the House Committee on Public Health, and SB694 is in the Senate Committee on Health & Human Services. The bills must pass through their committee assignments successfully before they can receive full votes in their respective chambers.

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California Action Alert: Help Nullify FDA Restrictions on Terminally-ill, Support SB715, SB149 & AB159

California SB715, SB149, and AB159 would nullify in practice some FDA restrictions on terminally ill patients. The bills must pass through their committee assignments before the bills can receive full votes in their respective chambers. Take the following action steps to support these important bills.

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Florida Action Alert: Help Legalize Industrial Hemp Farming, Nullify Federal Ban

Florida HB363 and SB902 would legalize industrial hemp for production within the state of Florida, effectively nullifying the federal prohibition on the same. HB363 must pass through the House Agriculture & Natural Resources Subcommittee, and SB902 must pass through the Senate Agriculture Committee before the bills can receive full votes in their respective chambers. PLEASE…

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Tennessee Action Alert: Help Stop Federal Militarization of Police, Support SB39 and HB1191

Tennessee SB39 and HB1191 would ban the owning or use of specified military equipment in the state, effectively blocking the Pentagon 1033 program that has been militarizing local police. SB39 is in the Senate Judiciary Committee, and HB1191 is in the House State Government Subcommittee where they’ll need to pass before the bills can receive full votes in their respective chambers.

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