CORRECTION: N.H. House Turns Bill to Reject Federal Militarization of Local Police Into Study Committee

CONCORD, N.H. (Feb. 18, 2015) – A bill that would prohibit state and local officials from owning or using certain military equipment, whether provided through the Department of Defense’s 1033 program or other federal grants, was amended into a bill creating study committee on the issue.

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Hawaii Action Alert: Help Protect Terminally-Ill Against FDA, Support HB92, HB882 and SB585

Hawaii HB92, HB882 and SB585 would effectively nullify some FDA restrictions on terminally ill patients. HB92 and HB882 must pass through the House Health Committee successfully, and SB585 must pass through the Senate Health Committee successfully before the bills can receive full votes in their respective chambers. Take the following action steps to support these important…

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Arizona Bills to Block Federal Agency Rules and Executive Orders Pass Senate Committee

PHOENIX – Feb. 18, 2015 – Last fall, Arizona voters passed Proposition 122, an amendment to the state constitution that provides a mechanism for refusing state resources to federal programs. And today, an Arizona Senate Committee voted to approve two bills putting that into practice on executive-level rules and regulations from Washington D.C. Introduced by…

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Missouri Action Alert: Help Federal Ban on Hemp Farming, Support HB701, HB830, and SB255

Missouri HB701, HB830, and SB255 would legalize industrial hemp for production, effectively nullifying the federal prohibition on the same. HB701 is in the House Emerging Issues Committee, HB830 is in the House Economic Development and Business Attraction and Retention Committee, and SB255 is in the Agriculture, Food Production and Outdoor Resources Committee. The bills must pass through their committees successfully before they can receive full votes in their respective chambers.

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Tennessee Bills Would Block Enforcement of Virtually All Federal Gun Control Measures

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (FEB. 17, 2015) – Two bills filed last week in Tennessee would effectively block a proposed new ATF ban on the popular M855 AR-15 round and other federal gun control measures within the state. The bills make the state the tenth to consider such legislation so far this year.

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