A Tale of Two Farms: Tennessee and Indiana Serve as Case Studies for Nullification of Hemp Prohibition

Nullification occurs successfully when a state ignores or defies federal edicts, reclaims its own sovereignty, and takes policy-making into its own hands. But it can go horribly wrong when a state tries to comply with federal restrictions and guidelines while attempting to nullify a broader action.


Signed into Law: Tennessee Takes First Step to Block Federal Gun Control

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 4, 2015) – On Thursday, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam signed a bill to prohibit the state from implementing or enforcing federal gun “laws,” rules, regulations and orders that are contrary to the Tennessee state constitution. It passed 74-20 in the House, and 29-1 in the Senate.


Interview: Tennessee 2nd Amendment Preservation Act is 1st Step to Ending Federal Gun Control

“The federal government, quite frankly, doesn’t have the resources to go it alone”

Tenth Amendment Center​’s Scott Landreth interviewed in Tennessee on passage of SB1110 there, an important first step to ending federal gun control in that state.

Host, David Tulis Hot News Talk Radio 1240 1190 910 AM
Date: 04-14-15


To the Governor’s Desk: Tennessee Legislature Passes ‘Right to Try’ Bill to Nullify in Practice Some FDA Restrictions on Terminal Patients

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Apr. 17, 2015) – A bill that would nullify in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that prevent terminally ill patients from accessing treatments passed unanimously through the Tennessee state Senate yesterday. It now goes to the Governor’s desk.


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 must pass through the House Calendar and Rules committee, and SB1110 must pass through the Senate Calendar Committee before the bills can receive full votes in their respective chambers. Take the following steps to support these important bills.