Firearms Freedom Act Gets Hearing in Texas House Committee

Last week, a Texas state House committee held a hearing on a bill to protect both the 10th and 2nd amendments to the Constitution. House Bill 421 (HB421), the Firearms Freedom Act, was introduced on Feb. 16 by Rep. Matt Krause (R-Fort Worth). It received a hearing in the House State & Federal Power &…

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Texas Senate Passes Resolution Reaffirming State Sovereignty, 20-11

AUSTIN, Texas (Apr. 17, 2015) – On Monday, the Texas Senate passed a resolution serving notice and demand to the federal government to “halt and reverse, effective immediately, its practice of assuming powers and imposing mandates and laws upon the states for purposes not enumerated by the Constitution of the United States of America.”

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First Step Against the Federal Surveillance State – Texas Bill Would Require Warrant for Location Tracking

AUSTIN, Texas (April 6, 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 will receive an important House committee hearing this week.

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Texas Action Alert: No Resources for NSA Spying, Support HB3916

Texas is home to a massive physical NSA facility that relies on the independent Texas power grid to operate. That power is provided by the country’s largest public utility, and Texas can turn it off by passing HB3916. (learn more here) It has been referred to the House State Affairs Committee.

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Texas Action Alert: Help Stop Unconstitutional Federal Acts, Support HB1751

Texas (HB1751) would create a mechanism for the state to deny material support and compliance to support unconstitutional federal acts. It must pass through the State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Committee before it can receive a full vote in the state house. Take the following steps to support this important bill.

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