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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Tennessee senate committee passes bill to ban cellphone tracking, 6-0

A Tennessee state senate bill that would ban law enforcement from obtaining cellphone location tracking information without a warrant has passed an important committee hurdle.

Introduced by Sen. Mae Beavers, Senate Bill 2087 (SB2087) passed through the Judiciary Committee on Tuesday by a unanimous 6-0 vote. Once assigned to the schedule by the calendar and rules committee, it will be debated and voted on in the full Senate.

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