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New York A8334 would legalize industrial hemp for production, effectively nullifying in practice the federal prohibition on the same. It must pass through the Assembly Agriculture Committee before it can receive a full vote and be approved. PLEASE TAKE THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS to support this bill. 1. Call the Assembly Agriculture Committee Chair, William Magee.…

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Oct. 19, 2015) – Bills recently filed in the Florida legislature would help facilitate healthcare freedom and set the stage to nullify Obamacare in practice. Rep. Fred Costello introduced House Bill 37 (HB37) in August. Sen. Denise Grimsley introduced a companion bill (SB132) in the Senate. The legislation specifies that direct primary care…

BURLINGTON, Vt. – The Burlington police department unilaterally decided to sever ties with a U.S. Department of Defense program that allows law enforcement agencies to procure surplus military equipment, freeing the department from one significant form of federal influence and control. A Burlington TV station reported on the move, saying the department had obtained two…

Kentucky HB35 seeks to “invalidate and nullify all federal laws and regulations restricting ownership or possession of firearms.” It has yet to be assigned to a committee at the present time. PLEASE TAKE THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS to support this bill. 1. Contact your State Representative. Strongly, but respectfully urge them to cosponsor and support HB35. A phone…

Florida H271 would legalize industrial hemp for production, effectively nullifying the federal prohibition on the same. It must pass through the Agriculture & Natural Resources Subcommittee before it can recieve a full vote and be approved. PLEASE TAKE THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS to support this bill. 1. Call the Agriculture & Natural Resources Subcommittee Chair, Tom…

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Oct. 13, 2015) – On Sunday, California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed a bill that would have effectively nullified in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that prevent terminally-ill patients from accessing experimental treatments. Introduced by Asm. Ian Calderon (D-Whittier) and nine bipartisan co-sponsors, Assembly Bill 159 (AB159) would have given terminally ill…

At Liberty Law Blog, Diana Schaub (Loyola Maryland, Political Science) says no: Dysfunction Is No Excuse for Misreading the Constitution.  From the core of the argument: There is an inescapable logic to the setting forth of the Constitution’s sections which should guide interpretation. In Article 1, Section 1, we learn that Congress is vested with specified…

A bill intended to “invalidate and nullify all federal laws and regulations restricting ownership or possession of firearms” has been pre-filed in the Bluegrass State.Kentucky State Representative Diane St. Onge has filed House Bill 35 (HB35), which directs the Kentucky General Assembly “to take all appropriate action to safeguard Kentuckians’ rights to possess firearms in accordance…