To the Governor’s Desk: Tennessee Legislature Passes Bill Taking First Step to Block Federal Gun Control

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Apr. 13, 2015) – Today, the Tennessee House and Senate passed a bill to prohibit the state from implementing or enforcing federal gun “laws,” rules, regulations and orders that are contrary to the Tennessee state constitution. The vote was 74-20 in the House, and 30-0 in the Senate.

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To the Governor’s Desk: North Dakota Legislature Passes Bill to Take on Warrantless Drone Spying

BISMARCK, N.D. (April 13, 2015) – The North Dakota House gave final approval to a bill that would drastically restrict the use of drones by state and local law enforcement. If signed by the governor, this legislation would not only establish important privacy protections at the state level, it would also serve to thwart one aspect of the federal surveillance state.

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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 must pass through the House Calendar and Rules committee, and SB1110 must pass through the Senate Calendar Committee before the bills can receive full votes in their respective chambers. Take the following steps to support these important bills.

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California ‘Right to Try’ Bill to Nullify Some FDA Restrictions Passes Assembly Committee, 17-0

SACRAMENTO (Apr. 10, 2015) – A California bill that would nullify in practice certain Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that prevent terminally ill patients from accessing treatments passed unanimously through a state Assembly committee this week. The vote was 17-0.

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