To The Governor’s Desk: Alabama House Passes Bill to Effectively Nullify Some FDA Restrictions on Terminal Patients, 97-0

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (May 31, 2015)  – On Thursday, the Alabama state House gave final approval to a bill that would effectively nullify in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that prevent terminally ill patients from accessing experimental treatments. Since it previously passed the Senate, it now goes to the Governor’s desk for further consideration.


Alabama Action Alert: Help Nullify in Practice Some FDA Restrictions on Terminal Patients, Support HB463 and SB357

Alabama HB463 and SB357 would nullify certain FDA rules regarding experimental medicine for terminally ill patients.

STATUS: SB357 passed through the Senate Judiciary Committee on April 16, and now must be approved by the state Senate. HB463 must pass through the House Health Committee before it can receive a vote in the state House. Please take the following steps to support these important bills.


Alabama Firearms Freedom Act: Saying No to Federal Gun Laws

Alabama State Representative Mac Gipson has introduced House Bill 48 (HB48), the “Firearms Freedom Act.”  If passed, the bill would “exempt from federal regulation under the Commerce Clause of the United States Constitution a firearm, a firearm accessory, or ammunition manufactured and retained within the borders of Alabama.” While the FFA’s title focuses on federal…