Missouri Bill Would Ban Mass License Plate Tracking by APLRs

A bill introduced in the Missouri Senate would ban local, state and federal agencies from using automated license plate reader systems (ALPR) to “collect captured motor vehicle data,” and would have a major impact on federal efforts to collect information on Americans. Introduced by Sen. Robert Schaaf, SB196 declares “no government entity shall install or…

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Indiana Action Alert: Help Stop NSA Spying, Support SB458

Indiana Senate Bill 458 (SB458) would ban material support or resources to the NSA and other federal violators of the 4th Amendment in the state of Indiana. It needs your help to move forward! STATUS: SB458 was referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee pending further action. The bill must pass through committee successfully before it can receive…

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Alaska Bill Would Ban Material Support or Resources to NSA

JUNEAU, Alaska (Jan. 21, 2015) – A bill filed in Alaska late last week would ban “material support or resources” to the NSA. This would not only support efforts to turn off NSA’s water in Utah, but have practical effects on federal surveillance programs if passed. Alaska Sen. Bill Wielechowski prefiled SB13 on Jan. 16. The legislation…

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Minnesota Action Alert: Help Stop Unconstitutional Spying

Two bills (more info here) were introduced this year by State Senator Branden Petersen (R-Andover) to help protect the privacy rights of Minnesota residents against unlawful intrusion. Follow the action steps below to support these important bills. STATUS: SF32 and SF33 were both referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee, where they will need to pass…

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