Kansas Electronic Communications Privacy Act would help Thwart both State and Federal Surveillance Programs

TOPEKA, Kansas (March 3, 2016) – A Kansas electronic data protection bill would end state and local warrantless collection of cell phone data and ban the warrantless use “stingrays” to track the location of phones and sweep up electronic communications in most situations. Passage of the bill would not only protect privacy in Kansas, but would also hinder at least two aspects of the federal surveillance state.

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Nullification 1, Brady Campaign 0: Federal Judge Dismisses Suit Against Kansas 2nd Amendment Protection Act

Last week, a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Kansas Second Amendment Protection Act, saying the suit from the Brady Campaign was “without merit.” The law, signed by Gov. Sam Brownback in 2013, draws a line in the sand on federal gun control. It reads, in part: Any act, law, treaty,…

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