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A bill recently introduced in Minnesota would nullify federal Environmental Protection Agency regulation and overreach within the state. HF3094, introduced by Representative Mary Franson, is Minnesota’s latest reaction toward federal encroachment of state and local authority. The bill’s text indicates: “The legislature declares that the regulation authority of the United States Environmental Protection Agency is…

CONCORD, NH, March 19, 2014 – Last Wednesday, the New Hampshire house overwhelmingly approved a bill to ban the obtaining of cellphone location tracking information without a warrant. House Bill 1567 (HB1567) prohibits use of such information in civil or criminal proceedings, and bans tracking devices from being placed on the property of private citizens…

On Mar. 6, SB224 was introduced to nullify Common Core educational standards in the state of Kentucky. (learn more about it here) It was promptly referred to the Education Committee where it will need to pass through a majority before the full senate can vote on it. YOUR HELP IS NEEDED! It doesn’t matter where…

The Ohio House of Representatives took a small, long-awaited step in the right direction today by passing a resolution condemning the blatantly unconstitutional indefinite detention provisions of the 2012 NDAA. Representatives Jim Butler and Ron Young introduced HCR41 “To condemn Section 1021 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 and to urge…

Live Blog: South Carolina H3101 in the State Senate On Wednesday, March 19th, the South Carolina senate is expected to vote on cloture to end debate on the Davis Amendment to H3101. Once that happens, there should be dozens of new amendments proposed in an attempt to stall the final vote on the legislation. Expect…

With most of the country typically focused on national politics, Washington D.C. and what the Obama administration is doing, it appears once again the states are quietly leading a great revolution. Just 25 years ago few people had the full right to open or conceal carry a loaded firearm in public – but that is…

A Missouri bill ending implementation of common core has passed out of two committee. HB1490 will now move on to the House floor. This bill simply states: Notwithstanding any other law, the state board of education shall not adopt, and the department of elementary and secondary education shall not implement, the Common Core State Standards…

NO, the Supreme Court isn’t the only branch tasked with determining the constitutionality of “laws” Here’s Ronald Reagan’s Attorney General on the subject: “Constitutional interpretation is not the business of the Court only, but also properly the business of all branches of government. The Supreme Court, then, is not the only interpreter of the Constitution.…

SB224 declares that the Commonwealth of Kentucky “shall not implement the academic content standards for English language arts and mathematics developed by the Common Core Standards Initiative and copyrighted by the National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers.” The bill also goes on to ban state participation in the Next Generation Science Standards Initiative and refuses any nationalized assessments related to the banned programs.

A bill that would effectively cripple implementation of Obamacare in Missouri recently passed out of committee. SB546 would ban Missouri from taking any action that would “compel, directly or indirectly, any person, employer, or health care provider to participate in any health care system.” That means the state would be banned, by law, from operating…