Kentucky

I’m about to take a foray into good old-fashioned boots on the ground activism. Most of my work at TAC involves sitting behind a computer. I write and edit articles and bill reports, analyze legislation, write video scripts – stuff like that. I also work directly with legislators across the country to get nullification bills introduced…

This past Fourth of July provided a perfect example of the power of nullification in effect. The city where I live has a very strict ordinance banning most fireworks. As the police here in Lexington, Ky., explain it, “If it goes up or blows up, it’s illegal.” Well, I’ll let you in on a little…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 29, 2017) – While Congressional Republicans have yet to put forth a bill to get rid of Obamacare, a new Kentucky law went into effect today that will help facilitate healthcare freedom in the state. It will also set the stage for people there to nullify federally run healthcare in practice. A…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 27, 2017) – A Kentucky bill that would require police to get a warrant before engaging in drone surveillance in most situations unanimously passed the House last week. Rep. Diane St. Onge (R-Lakeside Park), Rep. Reginald Meeks (D-Louisville) and Rep. Sal Santoro (R-Florence) introduced House Bill 291 (HB291) on Feb. 10. The legislation…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 16, 2017) – A Kentucky bill that would help facilitate healthcare freedom and set the stage to nullify Obamacare in practice in the state passed the Senate yesterday. A coalition of three Republican senators introduced Senate Bill 97 (SB97) on Jan 3. The legislation specifies that direct primary care agreements (sometimes called…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Dec. 13, 2016) – A Kentucky Senate bill slated for introduction in 2017 would legalize medical marijuana for qualifying patients in the state, effectively nullifying the unconstitutional federal prohibition on the same. Pre-filed by Sen. Perry B. Clark (D-Louisville), BR409 would “protect patients with debilitating medical conditions, as well as their practitioners and providers,…