Missouri Committee Passes Bill to Legalize Some Commercial Hemp Farming Despite Federal Ban

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (March 8, 2017) –  On Monday, a second Missouri House committee passed a bill that would remove industrial hemp from the state’s list of controlled substances and create a program for the licensing and regulation of hemp growers and handlers. Passage into law would set the foundation to nullify the unconstitutional federal prohibition on the same, in practice.

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Missouri Bill to Prohibit Warrantless Stingray Spying Passes Committee

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (March 3, 2017) – A Missouri bill that would ban the use of “stingrays” to track the location of phones and sweep up electronic communications without a warrant in most situations passed an important House committee this week. The proposed law would not only protect privacy in the Show Me State, but would also hinder one aspect of the federal surveillance state.

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Missouri Committee Passes Bill to Limit ALPR Data, Help Block National License Plate Tracking Program

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (March 2, 2017) – Today, a Missouri Senate committee passed a bill that would put limitations on the storage and sharing of information collected by law enforcement agencies using Automated License Plate Readers (ALPRs) in the state, and place significant roadblocks in the way of a federal program using states to help track the location of millions of everyday people through pictures of their license plates.

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Missouri Committee Passes Bill to Prohibit Warrantless Stingray Spying

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Feb. 17, 2017) – A Missouri bill that would ban the use of “stingrays” to track the location of phones and sweep up electronic communications without a warrant in most situations passed an important House committee this week. The proposed law would not only protect privacy in the Show Me State, but would also hinder one aspect of the federal surveillance state.

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Missouri Bill Would Ban State Support and Enforcement of Federal Gun Control “Past, Present, or Future”

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Feb. 8, 2017) – A bill introduced in the Missouri House would ban the state from enforcement of all federal gun control. Passage into law would represent a major step towards ending federal acts that infringe on the right to keep and bear arms within the state in practice and effect.

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Missouri Committee Passes Bill to Legalize Some Commercial Hemp Farming, Despite Federal Ban

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Jan. 31, 2017) – Today, a Missouri House committee passed a bill that would remove industrial hemp from the state’s list of controlled substances and create a program for the licensing and regulation of hemp growers and handlers. Passage into law would set the foundation to nullify the unconstitutional federal prohibition on the same, in practice.

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Missouri Bill Would Prohibit Warrantless Stingray Spying, Hinder Federal Surveillance Program

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Jan. 9, 2017) – A bill filed in the Missouri House would ban the use of “stingrays” to track the location of phones and sweep up electronic communications without a warrant in most situations. The proposed law would not only protect privacy in the Show Me State, but would also hinder one aspect of the federal surveillance state.

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