Tenther Tuesday with Tom Woods: Surveillance, Gun Control and More

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tomwoodsshow/woods_2016_01_26.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadI get a lot of feedback every time I’m on Tom’s show, and this past Tuesday’s episode was no exception. I hope you enjoy it! Tom’s description, from his website: Quite an amazing development: the Tenth Amendment Center and the American Civil Liberties Union have announced a joint effort…

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Illinois Bill Would Help Block Federal Militarization of Police

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Jan. 29, 2016) – A bill filed in the Illinois Senate would prohibit state and local law enforcement agencies from obtaining certain types of military hardware from the federal government, and would require public notice before they acquire authorized equipment. Passage of this legislation would represent a big step toward stopping the federal militarization of state and local police.

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Michigan Bill Would Restrict ALPR use; Help Block National License Plate Tracking Program

LANSING, Mich. (Jan. 29, 2016) – A bill filed in the Michigan legislature would put limitations on the storage and sharing of information collected by Automated License Plate Readers (ALPRs) by law enforcement in the state, and place significant roadblocks in the way of a federal program using states to help track the location of millions of everyday people through pictures of their license plates.

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

West Virginia HB2807 would legalize industrial hemp for commercial production and distribution in the state, nullifying in practice the federal prohibition on the same. The bill must pass in the House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee to receive a full House vote.

PLEASE TAKE THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS to support this important bill.

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Two West Virginia Bills Would Terminate Common Core, Set Foundation to Nullify the National Standards in the State

CHARLESTON, WV. (Jan. 28, 2015) – Two bills introduced in the West Virginia House would withdraw the state from Common Core standards, an important step toward nullifying nationalized education in the state. House Bill 2184 (HB2184) was introduced by Del. Jim Butler (R-Mason) and nine co-sponsors. House Bill 2774 (HB2774) was introduced by Del. Pat…

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Hawaii Bill Would Place Limits on Drones; Hinder Federal Surveillance Program

HONOLULU, Hawaii (Jan. 28, 2016) – A bill introduced in the Hawaii Senate would restrict the warrantless use of drones by state and local law enforcement. The legislation would not only establish important privacy protections at the state level, it would also help thwart the federal surveillance state.

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Hawaii Bill Would Legalize Marijuana for Recreational Use, Set Foundation to Nullify Federal Prohibition

HONOLULU, Hawaii, (Jan. 27, 2015) – A bill introduced in the Hawaii Senate would legalize marijuana for recreational use. Passage would not only legalize marijuana in the Aloha State, but would also take a big step toward nullifying federal cannabis prohibition in practice in the state.

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