Texas Committee Passes Bill to Ban Bulk Sharing of Concealed Carry Lists with Feds

AUSTIN (May 6, 2015) – Yesterday, a Texas state House committee passed bill that would ban the state from providing bulk lists of concealed carry permit holders to the federal government, something that agencies have requested elsewhere, and could potentially be used to harass or persecute lawful gun owners. The vote was 7-2.

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Texas House Bill Creating Mechanism to Review and Reject Unconstutional Federal Acts Receives Committee Hearing

AUSTIN, Texas (May 4, 2015) – A bill in the Texas state House to create a mechanism for the state to review and reject any federal order, law, police, rule, mandate or agency regulation that is found to violate the Bill of Rights of the Texas Constitution received its first committee hearing last week.

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Texas Bill to Stop Cellphone Location Tracking Without a Warrant Passes House Committee

AUSTIN, Texas (May 1, 2015) – A Texas bill that would prohibit law enforcement from obtaining location data from electronic devices without a warrant in most cases, representing an important first step in addressing the growing federal surveillance state, passed out of committee Monday.

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Texas Action Alert: Help Nullify Marijuana Prohibition, Support HB2165

Texas HB2165 would remove all penalties for the possession and distribution of marijuana from the state criminal code, effectively nullifying the federal prohibition on the same.

It must pass successfully through the House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence before it can receive a full vote. Take the following steps to support the bill.

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