Pennsylvania Bill to Approve Medical Marijuana, Effectively Nullify Federal Prohibition, Passes Senate Committee 10-0

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Apr. 23, 2015) – This week, a Pennsylvania state Senate committee unanimously passed a bill that would legalize marijuana for specific medical purposes, effectively nullifying in practice the federal prohibition on the same. The vote was 10-0.

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Oklahoma Gov. Signs “Right to Try” Act into Law: Will Nullify in Practice Some FDA Restrictions on Terminally-ill

OKLAHOMA CITY (Apr. 21, 2015) – A bill that would nullify in practice certain Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that prevent terminally ill patients from accessing treatments was signed into law by Gov. Fallin today. Oklahoma is now the 15th state to pass such a bill into law.

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Texas Committee Holds Hearing on Bill to Ban Bulk Sharing of Concealed Carry Lists with Feds

AUSTIN (Apr. 21, 2015) – Last week, a Texas state House committee held a hearing for a bill that would ban the state from providing bulk lists of concealed carry permit holders to the federal government, something that agencies have requested elsewhere, and could potentially be used to harass or persecute lawful gun owners.

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Oregon Bill to Take on Warrantless Collection of Cellphone Data Passes Senate Committee

SALEM, Ore. (April 20, 2015) – A bipartisan Oregon bill that would prohibit law enforcement from obtaining information from electronic devices without a warrant in most cases unanimously passed a Senate committee last week. The proposed bill would not only protect privacy in Oregon, but would also address a practical effect of NSA spying.

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Interview: Tennessee 2nd Amendment Preservation Act is 1st Step to Ending Federal Gun Control

“The federal government, quite frankly, doesn’t have the resources to go it alone”

Tenth Amendment Center​’s Scott Landreth interviewed in Tennessee on passage of SB1110 there, an important first step to ending federal gun control in that state.

Host, David Tulis Hot News Talk Radio 1240 1190 910 AM
Date: 04-14-15

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North Carolina Bill Would Restrict ALPRs, Help Block National License Plate Tracking Program

RALEIGH, N.C. (April 20, 2015) – A bipartisan bill introduced in the North Carolina House last week would put strict limitations on the use of automated license plate readers (ALPRs) by law enforcement in the state, and would 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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Firearms Freedom Act Gets Hearing in Texas House Committee

Last week, a Texas state House committee held a hearing on a bill to protect both the 10th and 2nd amendments to the Constitution. House Bill 421 (HB421), the Firearms Freedom Act, was introduced on Feb. 16 by Rep. Matt Krause (R-Fort Worth). It received a hearing in the House State & Federal Power &…

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