BOISE, Idaho (March 7, 2017) – An Idaho bill that would eliminate state capital gains taxes on gold and silver specie, and encourage its use as currency, passed an important House committee last week. Final approval of the legislation would help undermine the Federal Reserve’s monopoly on money.Details
AUSTIN, Texas (March 7, 2017) – A joint resolution introduced in the Texas House proposes a state constitutional amendment to guarantee the right to own, hold and use any mutually agreed upon medium of exchange. Passage of the bill would take another step toward undermining the Federal Reserve’s monopoly on money.Details
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (March 6, 2017) A bill introduced in the Rhode Island Senate would legalize the retail sale of raw milk in the state and take an important step toward rejecting a federal prohibition scheme in effect.Details
MADISON, Wisc. (Mar. 6, 2017) – A bill introduced in the Wisconsin Senate would reform the state’s asset forfeiture laws to prohibit the state from taking property without a criminal conviction. The legislation also takes on federal forfeiture programs by banning prosecutors from circumventing state laws by passing cases off to the feds.Details
CHARLESTON, W. Va. (Mar. 5, 2017) – Two bills introduced in the West Virginia legislature would legalize medical marijuana in the state. If signed into law, the legislation would take another step toward nullifying the unconstitutional federal prohibition on cannabis in practice and effect.Details
I recently appeared on the Mike Slater Show on 769 KFMB in San Diego to talk about an Alabama bill that would nullify both sides of the contentious marriage debate by simply doing away with marriage licenses altogether.
SALEM, Ore. (March 5, 2017) – A bill introduced in the Oregon House would significantly limit the impact of federal programs that militarize local police.Details
DENVER, Colo. (March 3, 2017) – Yesterday, a Colorado House committee unanimously passed a bill that would help facilitate healthcare freedom in the state.Details