Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 29, 2018) – A bill introduced in the Kentucky House would legalize medical marijuana for qualifying patients in the state, setting the foundation to nullify unconstitutional federal cannabis prohibition in practice. A coalition of 15 Democratic Party representatives introduced House Bill 166 (HB166) on Jan. 10. The legislation would legalize cannabis for medicinal…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 11, 2017) – On Wednesday, a Kentucky House committee approved a bill that would require police to get a warrant before engaging in drone surveillance in most situations. Final passage of this legislation would not only establish important privacy protections at the state level, it would also help thwart the federal surveillance…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 13, 2017) – A so-called  “Constitutional Carry” bill prefiled in the Kentucky House of Representatives would make it legal for most Kentuckians to carry a firearm without a license, and foster an environment hostile to federal gun control. Rep.  C. Wesley Morgan (R-Richmond) pre-filed BR172 in August. The legislation would allow persons…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 10, 2017) – A bill prefiled in the Kentucky House would require police to get a warrant before engaging in drone surveillance in most situations. Passage of this legislation would not only establish important privacy protections at the state level, it would also help thwart the federal surveillance state. Rep. Diane St.…

For Immediate Release Oct. 24, 2017 LEXINGTON, Ky. — The American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky will represent Tenth Amendment Center national communications director Michael Maharrey in a lawsuit filed against him by the City of Lexington after he attempted to obtain documents relating to surveillance cameras owned and operated by the Lexington Police Department…

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…