Sovereignty

SANTA FE, N.M. (March 8, 2017) – A New Mexico bill that would decriminalize industrial hemp took another step forward last week, passing an important Senate committee. Passage into law would set the stage for the people there to nullify federal prohibition on the plant in practice. Rep. Rick Little (R-Chaparral) introduced House Bill 166 (HB166) on…

DES MOINES, Iowa (March 7, 2017) – On Monday, an Iowa Senate committee unanimously passed a bill that would reform the state’s asset forfeiture laws to prohibit the state from taking property without a criminal conviction in many cases. The legislation also takes on federal forfeiture programs by banning prosecutors from circumventing state laws by…

BOISE, Idaho (March 7, 2017) – An Idaho bill that would eliminate state capital gains taxes on gold and silver specie, and encourage its use as currency, passed an important House committee last week. Final approval of the legislation would help undermine the Federal Reserve’s monopoly on money. House Majority Leader Mike Moyle introduced House…

AUSTIN, Texas (March 7, 2017) – A joint resolution introduced in the Texas House proposes a state constitutional amendment to guarantee the right to own, hold and use any mutually agreed upon medium of exchange. Passage of the bill would take another step toward undermining the Federal Reserve’s monopoly on money. Rep. Matt Schaefer (R-Tyler)…

Today is day 47 that the Republicans have failed to get rid of Obamacare. In this episode, Mike Maharrey and Michael Boldin talk about ways that states can expand health freedom even when the feds refuse to get out of the way. WATCH IT SHOW LINKS JOIN TAC, Support the Constitution and liberty: http://tenthamendmentcenter.com/members Georgia…

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (March 6, 2017) A bill introduced in the Rhode Island Senate would legalize the retail sale of raw milk in the state and take an important step toward rejecting a federal prohibition scheme in effect. Sen. Nicholas Kettle (R-Coventry) along with a bipartisan coalition of four senators introduced Senate Bill 247 (S247) on February 15.…

The following is testimony I recently delivered before the Alaska Senate Health and Social Services Committee on “Right to Try” legislation (HB43). The Tenth Amendment Center has supported Right to Try legislation pretty much since the beginning. We call it our “no brainer issue,” because it’s just hard to oppose it. That’s why it has…

MADISON, Wisc. (Mar. 6, 2017) – A bill introduced in the Wisconsin Senate would reform the state’s asset forfeiture laws to prohibit the state from taking property without a criminal conviction. The legislation also takes on federal forfeiture programs by banning prosecutors from circumventing state laws by passing cases off to the feds. Sen. David…