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Banning warrantless data, Utah Governor signs privacy bill into law

HB0128 makes any electronic data obtained by law enforcement without a warrant inadmissible in a criminal proceeding. This includes data gathered by the NSA and shared through the super secret Special Operations Division (SOD) or fusion centers. The new law also stops Utah law enforcement from obtaining phone location data without a warrant.

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Missouri Action Alert: Support HB1204 to Nullify Warrantless Drone Sping

HB1204, a bill that would put severe restrictions on the use of drones by government officials within the state of Missouri, was introduced earlier this year. It passed the House by a 109-44 margin. It is now headed to the Senate General Laws Committee where it will need to pass by a majority before it can receive a vote from the full senate.

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Tennessee Action Alert: Support the 4th Amendment and HB1907

The Tennessee 4th Amendment Protection Act (HB1907) would ban the use of warrantless data in state courts, and create a mechanism to turn off resources to the NSA facility there.  (learn more here) After passing through a subcommittee on Mar. 27, it will now have to pass by a majority through the House Civil Justice Committee before it can be voted upon by the whole house.

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South Carolina Action Alert: Support H4979 to Block Obamacare

H4979 was introduced on Mar. 26 to prevent the federal government from commandeering South Carolina officials to aid in the enforcement of Obamacare within the state. (learn more about it here) It was promptly referred to the Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee where it will need to pass by a majority before it can receive a vote by the whole house.

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