Missouri Bill Would Ban Warrantless Use of Stingrays; Hinder Federal Surveillance Program

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Jan. 20, 2016) – A bill introduced in the Missouri legislature would ban the use “stingrays” to track the location of phones and sweep up electronic communications without a warrant in most situations. Passage of the bill would not only protect privacy in the the Show-Me State, but would also hinder one aspect of the federal surveillance state.

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Missouri Bill Takes Preemptive Approach to Federal Control of Health Care System

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Dec. 30, 2015) – A bill prefiled in the Missouri House for the 2016 legislative session would prohibit the state from denying medical licenses based on failure to participate in a health insurance plan or system, preemptively protecting health care professionals in the state from federal regulation related to Obamacare or Medicaid.

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Missouri Bill Would Ban Warrantless Use of Stingray Devices, Hinder Federal Surveillance Program

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Dec. 18, 2015) – A bill prefiled in the Missouri Senate would limit the warrantless use of “stingrays” to track the location of phones and sweep up electronic communications. Passage of the bill would not only protect privacy in the Show-Me, but would also hinder one aspect of the federal surveillance state.

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Missouri Action Alert: Help Nullify Marijuana Prohibition, Support HJR57, SB762 and SJR29

Missouri HJR57 and SB762 would legalize recreational marijuana. SJR29 would legalize marijuana for medical use. Passage of any would further nullify unconstitutional federal prohibition in practice within the state. Each of these bills were pre-filed for the 2016 legislative year, and have yet to receive an official committee assignment. PLEASE TAKE THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS to…

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Missouri Bill Would Set the Stage to Nullify EPA Regulations, But Would Require Federal Permission

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Dec. 12, 2015) – A Missouri bill prefiled for the 2016 legislative session would create the foundation to organize a compact of states dedicated to nullifying EPA emission regulations. But while conceptually strong, there exists little likelihood that the compact would ever come into existence because it requires congressional approval.

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Missouri Bill Would Set Foundation to Block Federal Regulations in Practice

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Dec. 8, 2015) – A bill prefiled for the 2016 legislative session would require the Missouri legislature to review certain federal regulations before they become effective within the state. The bill would set the stage to nullify in practice some federal regulations, but it remains unclear how exactly the law would be effectuated should it pass.

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