Tennessee Bill to Take on Federal Gun Control Passes House Subcommittee, 4-2

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Mar. 25, 2015) – While many gun rights activists focus their resources on federal court cases to stop states from enacting gun control measures, a bill passed by an important Tennessee state House subcommittee today flips things around by using the state to address federal gun control.

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Tennessee Action Alert: Help Stop Federal Militarization of Police, Support SB39 and HB1191

Tennessee SB39 and HB1191 would ban the owning or use of specified military equipment in the state, effectively blocking the Pentagon 1033 program that has been militarizing local police. SB39 is in the Senate Judiciary Committee, and HB1191 is in the House State Government Subcommittee where they’ll need to pass before the bills can receive full votes in their respective chambers.

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Tennessee Action Alert: Help Stop Federal Gun Control, Support HB1341 and SB1110

Tennessee HB1341 and SB1110 would stop state-level participation with federal gun control measures, an effective step forward to render them null and void in practice. (learn more here) HB1341 has been referred to the House Civil Justice Subcommittee and SB1110 to the Senate Judiciary Committee. They must pass by majority vote move forward. Take the following steps to support these important bills.

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Tennessee Action Alert: Help Stop NSA Spying, Support HB679 and SB782

Tennessee HB679 and SB782 would deny “material support or resources” to the NSA and all warrantless federal spying operations. HB679 must pass through the Civil Justice Subcommittee and SB782 must pass through the Senate Judiciary Committee before the bills can receive full votes in their respective chambers. Take the following action steps to support these important bills.

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Tennessee Action Alert: Help Stop Agenda 21, Support HB185 and SB459

Tennessee HB185 and SB459 would protect private property rights from United Nations’ Agenda 21 by prohibiting its implementation in the state. HB185 must pass through the State Government Subcommittee successfully, and SB459 must pass through the Senate Judiciary Committee before the bills can receive full votes in their respective chambers. Take the following steps to support these important bills.

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Tennessee Bills Would Block Enforcement of Virtually All Federal Gun Control Measures

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (FEB. 17, 2015) – Two bills filed last week in Tennessee would effectively block a proposed new ATF ban on the popular M855 AR-15 round and other federal gun control measures within the state. The bills make the state the tenth to consider such legislation so far this year.

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Tennessee Bills Take on NSA Code-Breaking Facility, Ban Material Support or Resources

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 13, 2015) – On Wednesday, Tennessee legislators filed bills to directly take on NSA spying by withholding vital state resources and material support from any federal agency engaged in warrantless surveillance. Sen. Mae Beavers (R-Mt. Juliet) introduced SB782 in the Tennessee Senate and Rep. James Van Huss (R-Jonesborough) and Rep. Matthew Hill (R-Jonesborough)…

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