Two West Virginia Bills Would Terminate Common Core, Set Foundation to Nullify the National Standards in the State

CHARLESTON, WV. (Jan. 28, 2015) – Two bills introduced in the West Virginia House would withdraw the state from Common Core standards, an important step toward nullifying nationalized education in the state. House Bill 2184 (HB2184) was introduced by Del. Jim Butler (R-Mason) and nine co-sponsors. House Bill 2774 (HB2774) was introduced by Del. Pat…

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Tennessee Legislation Takes on “Policing for Profit” via Asset Forfeiture; Closes Federal Loophole

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 27, 2016) – Bills introduced in the Tennessee legislature would reform asset forfeiture laws to prohibit the state from taking property without a criminal conviction. The legislation also takes on federal forfeiture programs by banning prosecutors from circumventing state laws by passing cases off to the feds in most situations.

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