Arizona Bill Taking on State, Federal Asset Forfeiture Takes Another Step Forward

PHOENIX, Ariz. (March 27, 2017) – Today, an important Arizona committee passed a bill reforming the state’s asset forfeiture laws. The bill also takes on federal forfeiture programs by banning prosecutors from circumventing state laws by passing cases off to the feds in most situations.

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New York Bill Would Allow People to Opt Out of Smart Meters, Undermine Federal Program

ALBANY, N.Y. (March 27, 2017) – A bill introduced in the New York Assembly would allow customers to opt out of installing “smart meter” technology on their homes and businesses. Passage of this bill would allow New Yorkers to protect their own privacy, and it would take a step toward blocking a federal program in effect.

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Permission Not Required: 2nd Constitutional Carry Bill Introduced in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. (March 27, 2017) – A second so-called “Constitutional Carry” bill that would make it legal for most North Carolinians to carry a firearm without a license, and foster an environment hostile to federal gun control, has been filed in the North Carolina House.

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Action Alert: Help Pass the Texas Sovereignty Act

Texas House Bill 2338 (HB2338) would create a mechanism to review federal laws and end state cooperation with enforcement of those determined to violate the U.S. Constitution. (learn more here)

The bill’s first hurdle is in the State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Committee. Please take the following actions to support this important bill right now.

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Signed by the Governor: Arizona Free Speech in Medicine Act Sets Stage to Nullify FDA Law

PHOENIX, Ariz. (March 24, 2017) – Earlier this week,  Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill into law that allows pharmaceutical companies to talk to healthcare providers about alternative uses for approved drugs despite FDA prohibition of such communication. The law sets the stage to nullify the federal law in effect.

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Arizona Senate Committee Passes Bill Taking on State, Federal Asset Forfeiture

PHOENIX, Ariz. (March 23, 2017) – Today, an Arizona Senate committee voted unanimously to pass a bill reforming the state’s asset forfeiture laws. The bill also takes on federal forfeiture programs by banning prosecutors from circumventing state laws by passing cases off to the feds in most situations.

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