SANTA FE, N.M. (Jan. 27, 2017) – A bill introduced in the New Mexico Senate would limit the warrantless use of surveillance drones. The legislation would not only establish important privacy protections at the state level, it would also help thwart the federal surveillance state.Details
PIERRE, S.D. (March 28, 2016) – South Dakota State House and Senate leadership maintained the unconstitutional status quo. It killed five bills that would have blocked the federal enforcement of unconstitutional policies, squandering several golden opportunities for common sense reform in the Mount Rushmore State.
The rundown of key legislation that failed in South Dakota this year is as follows:Details
South Dakota Bills would Legalize Medical Marijuana, Foundation to Nullify Federal Prohibition in Effect
RAPID CITY, S.D. (Feb. 8, 2016) – Two South Dakota Senate bills would legalize medical marijuana in the state, effectively nullifying the unconstitutional federal prohibition of cannabis.Details
The bill, known as the “Government Use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Act,” states that ‘a law enforcement agency may not obtain, receive, or use data acquired through an unmanned aerial vehicle unless the data is obtained pursuant to a search warrantDetails
SB167 titled “The Act to Restore Educational Authority to Georgia Citizens” would enact measures to prevent the outsourcing of educational power from local communities to unaccountable federal bureaucrats.it would also withdraw the state from following Common Core standards.Details
On Jan. 30, SB167 was introduced to provide restrictions on the use of drones by law enforcement, providing additional safeguards for Utah residents against warrantless surveillance. (learn about it here) STATUS – SB167 was referred to the Government Operations and Political Subdivisions Committee where it will need to pass by majority vote before the full…Details