Signed by the Governor: Tennessee Decriminalizes Firearm “Silencers”

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 10, 2017) – Yesterday, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam signed a bill into law decriminalizing the manufacture and possession of firearm suppressors in the state. The new law not only removes a layer of state regulation, it will help foster an environment hostile to federal gun control in Tennessee.

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Louisiana Bill Would Expand Right to Try Act, Further Rejecting Some FDA Restrictions

BATON ROUGE, La. (May 9, 2017) – A bill introduced in the Louisiana House would expand the states Right to Try law to include technology designed to help ALS patients with mobility. Passage into law would set the foundation to nullify in practice a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that deny these patients’ access to this specific technology.

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New Hampshire Bill to Close Federal Asset Forfeiture Loophole Faces Intense Police Opposition

CONCORD, N.H. (May 8, 2017) –  A New Hampshire bill that would close a federal loophole allowing state and local police to circumvent stringent state asset forfeiture laws by passing cases off to the feds will go to the Senate floor later this week facing fierce oppostion.

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Texas Committee Passes Bill to Review and Reject Unconstitutional Federal Acts

AUSTIN, Texas (May 7, 2017) – On Thursday, a Texas House committee passed a bill that would create a mechanism to review federal laws and end state cooperation with enforcement of those determined to violate the U.S. Constitution. This process would set the stage to effectively block some federal laws and acts in the Lone Star State.

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