SJR27, a proposal for a state constitutional amendment that would expressly include electronic data and communications in the same protected class as “persons, houses, papers, and effects,” is moving forward in the Missouri legislature. It passed the senate by a 31-2 vote. It is now in the House Downsizing State Government Committee where it will…Details
A bill has been introduced in the Pennsylvania state house which restrict the use of drones by government officials.Details
The answer to that question is “maybe.” I don’t really know.
I do know that yesterday, our posts to nearly 130,000 people, which used to reach a minimum of 2000 in the first hour or so, dropped to about 200. Suddenly and quickly, our reach has been cut by about 90%.Details
We have another fake reform scheme that Congress claims will “fix” the illegal NSA spying program and make it “constitutional.” However, when you examine the specific details of their proposal, it actually does the opposite.Details
On Mar. 21, SF2852 was introduced to protect the 2nd Amendment from federal usurpation in Minnesota. (learn more about it here) It was promptly referred to the Judiciary Committee where it will need to pass through a majority before it can be voted on by the whole senate.Details
According to two polls, Alaskans favor nullifying the federal prohibition of marijuana and legalizing it for recreational use within the state.
And they will soon have the opportunity to do just that. The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana in Alaska will be on the ballot later this yearDetails
As the first legislative session for the OffNow campaign unfolded, it became clear that the prime opposition to state measures prohibiting material support to the NSA would come from two main fronts: law enforcement and tech companies.Details
House Bill 2445 (HB2445), introduced by Rep. Jeremy Faison (R-Cosby), would mandate that the state authorize the growing and production of industrial hemp within Tennessee, effectively nullifying the unconstitutional federal ban on the same.Details
SPRINGFIELD, Ill., April 9, 2014 – An Illinois bill which would ban law enforcement from obtaining cellphone location tracking information without a warrant passed the state senate yesterday.Details