Tenth Amendment Center

PHOENIX, Ariz. (March 24, 2017) – Earlier this week,  Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill into law that allows pharmaceutical companies to talk to healthcare providers about alternative uses for approved drugs despite FDA prohibition of such communication. The law sets the stage to nullify the federal law in effect. Rep. Phil Lovas (R-Peoria)…

While we side with the constitution – meaning any “replacement” for Obamacare should be rejected, and only full repeal is acceptable… By pushing the AHCA and attacking the House Freedom Caucus, President Trump is siding with supporters of big-government instead of those who want less. He could have taken the opposite approach, and attacked the…

PHOENIX, Ariz. (March 23, 2017) – Today, an Arizona Senate committee voted unanimously to pass a bill reforming the state’s asset forfeiture laws. The bill also takes on federal forfeiture programs by banning prosecutors from circumventing state laws by passing cases off to the feds in most situations. Rep. Eddie Farnsworth (R-Gilbert) introduced House Bill…

PIERRE, S.D. (Mar. 23, 2017) – A South Dakota bill that would have legalized the production and processing of industrial hemp for commercial purposes, and set the foundation to end federal prohibition in practice, was killed by a Senate committee. The Committee on State Affairs introduced House Bill 1204 (HB1204) on Feb. 3. Under the…

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (March 22, 2017) – Yesterday, an Illinois House committee passed a bill that would reform the state’s asset forfeiture laws to prohibit the state from taking property without a criminal conviction in some situations. The legislation also takes on federal forfeiture programs by banning prosecutors from circumventing state laws by passing cases off…

LANSING, Mich. (March 22, 2017) – Yesterday, a Michigan House committee passed a resolution that would put before voters a state constitutional amendment to protect electronic communications and data from the prying eyes of state and local law enforcement. The amendment would also effectively block a small but intrusive practical effect of federal spying within…