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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Illinois Action Alert: Help Stop License Plate Tracking, Support SB1351 and SB1753

Illinois SB1351 and SB1753 would put strict warrant restrictions on ALPRs and help block a national license plate tracking program. The bills were referred to the Senate Assignments Committee where they must pass through successfully before they can receive full votes in the state senate. Take the following steps to support these important bills.

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Tennessee Action Alert: Help Stop Federal Gun Control, Support HB1341 and SB1110

Tennessee HB1341 and SB1110 would stop state-level participation with federal gun control measures, an effective step forward to render them null and void in practice. (learn more here) HB1341 has been referred to the House Civil Justice Subcommittee and SB1110 to the Senate Judiciary Committee. They must pass by majority vote move forward. Take the following steps to support these important bills.

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West Virginia Action Alert: Help Legalize Industrial Hemp, Support HB2807

West Virginia HB2807 would expand on the current state law that authorizes hemp farming for research purposes only by also authorizing licenses to farm for commercial purposes, effectively nullifying the federal ban on the same. HB2807 is in the House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee where it will need to pass successfully before it can receive a full vote in the state house. Take the following action steps to support the bill.

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Arizona Action Alert: Monday Votes on Three Important Bills

MONDAY in Arizona: The House Rules Committee is voting on 3 important bills.  Your calls and emails over the weekend will help make a difference!

**Ask all rules members for a YES vote on HB2643, HB2368, and HCR2037. Contact info here: http://www.azleg.gov/CommitteeInfo.asp?Committee_ID=30&Legislature=52&Session_ID=114

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North Dakota Action Alert: Help Nullify Some FDA Restrictions on Terminally Ill Patients, Support SB2259

North Dakota SB2259 would effectively nullify some FDA restrictions on terminally ill patients. This bill was passed 32-15 in the state senate on Feb. 16. It must now pass through the House Human Services Committee successfully before it can be voted on by the full House. Take the following action steps to support this important bill.

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Maryland Action Alert: Help Legalize Industrial Hemp, Nullify Federal Prohibition – Pass HB803

Maryland HB803 would authorize the farming, production, and commerce of industrial hemp, effectively nullifying the long-standing federal prohibition on the same. It has been referred to the Committee on House Environment and Transportation, and a hearing has been scheduled. This bill needs your help to move forward. Attend the hearing and call committee members voicing your support for HB803.

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Montana Action Alert: Help Stop Federal Militarization of Police, Support HB330

HB330 would take an important step towards blocking federal programs that militarize local police. It passed two committees and then 2nd reading in the state house by a 60-40 vote. It is expected to have a third and final reading and vote on Thur. Feb 26.

Follow the steps below to support this bill. Your calls – even if leaving voice mail messages overnight – will help it move forward to the Senate!

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Tennessee Action Alert: Help Stop NSA Spying, Support HB679 and SB782

Tennessee HB679 and SB782 would deny “material support or resources” to the NSA and all warrantless federal spying operations. HB679 must pass through the Civil Justice Subcommittee and SB782 must pass through the Senate Judiciary Committee 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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