Missouri Action Alert: Support SJR27 to Protect Privacy

SJR27, a proposal for a state constitutional amendment that would expressly include electronic data and communications in the same protected class as “persons, houses, papers, and effects,” is moving forward in the Missouri legislature.  It passed the senate by a 31-2 vote.  It is now in the House Downsizing State Government Committee where it will…


Is Facebook attacking the Tenth Amendment Center?

The answer to that question is “maybe.” I don’t really know.

I do know that yesterday, our posts to nearly 130,000 people, which used to reach a minimum of 2000 in the first hour or so, dropped to about 200. Suddenly and quickly, our reach has been cut by about 90%.


Minnesota Action Alert: Support SF2852 to Nullify Gun Control

On Mar. 21, SF2852 was introduced to protect the 2nd Amendment from federal usurpation in Minnesota. (learn more about it here) It was promptly referred to the Judiciary Committee where it will need to pass through a majority before it can be voted on by the whole senate.


Alaskan Majority Support Nullifying Unconstitutional Federal Marijuana Laws

According to two polls, Alaskans favor nullifying the federal prohibition of marijuana and legalizing it for recreational use within the state.

And they will soon have the opportunity to do just that. The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana in Alaska will be on the ballot later this year


Illinois Senate passes bill to ban warrantless cellphone tracking, 52-0

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., April 9, 2014 – An Illinois bill which would ban law enforcement from obtaining cellphone location tracking information without a warrant passed the state senate yesterday.

Introduced by Sen. Daniel Biss, Senate Bill 2808 (SB2808) passed by a vote of 52-0.