Montana House Passes Bill to Help Block National License Plate Tracking Program, 56-44

HELENA Mont. (Mar. 10, 2015) –  Today, the Montana House passed a bill that would put restrictions on automated license plate reader systems (ALPR) by the state and have a major impact on federal efforts to tap in to state and local systems to track millions of people. The vote was 56-44. Introduced by State Rep.…

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Arizona Senate Gives Initial Approval to Bill Blocking any New Federal Gun Control

PHOENIX (Mar. 10, 2015) – Today, the Arizona state Senate gave initial approval to a bill that would effectively block any new federal gun control measures in the state by withdrawing all state participation and enforcement. The bill now moves to a third and final reading and vote by the Senate.

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To the Governor’s Desk: Wyoming Right to Try Act Would Nullify in Practice Some FDA Restrictions on Terminally-Ill Patients

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Mar. 6, 2015) – On Wednesday, the Wyoming House and Senate gave final approval to a bill that would nullify in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that prevent treatments from being used by terminally ill patients. The votes were 58-1 and 28-1, respectively, and the bill now moves to Gov. Mead’s desk for a signature.

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Montana Bill to Block Federal Gun Bans Passes Senate Committee

HELENA, MT., Mar. 6, 2015 –  A bill seeking to block any future federal bans on firearms or magazines was passed by an important Montana Senate committee today. The vote was 7-5. Introduced by Rep. Art Wittich, House Bill 203 (HB203) would prohibit the state “from enforcing, assisting in the enforcement of or otherwise cooperating…

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To the Governor’s Desk: Arkansas “Right to Try” Would Effectively Nullify Some FDA Restrictions on the Terminally Ill

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (March 6, 2015) – A bill that would nullify in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that prevent terminally ill patients from accessing treatments unanimously passed both the House and the Senate and was sent to the governor’s desk for a signature yesterday.

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