Tenth Amendment Center

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 27, 2018) –  Yesterday, a second California Assembly committee passed a bill that would increase oversight and transparency of law enforcement surveillance technology. Passage of the bill would take the first step toward limiting the unchecked use of surveillance technologies that violate basic privacy rights and feed into a broader national surveillance…

The NSA uses AT&T facilities in at least eight cities to warrantlessly monitor and collect billions of emails, phone calls, and online chats passing across the United States. According to a report published by The Intercept based on documents it obtained, the NSA has direct access to network hubs that run through buildings known as “backbone” and…

I fought city hall and by-gosh I won! Last October, the city of Lexington sued me in an attempt to keep its “mobile surveillance cameras” secret. In a major victory for government transparency, Fayette Circuit Judge John Reynolds issued an order granting my appeal for summary judgment last week. In simple terms, the judge rejected…

DOVER, Del. (June 22, 2018) – On Wednesday, the Delaware Senate gave final approval to a bill to expand the state’s medical marijuana program, further nullifying federal prohibition of cannabis in effect.  Rep. Peter Schwartzkopf (D-Rehoboth Beach) and 23 bipartisan co-sponsors introduced House Bill 374 (HB374) in April. The legislation would add glaucoma, chronic debilitating…

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 20, 2018) –  Yesterday, a California Assembly committee passed a bill that would increase oversight and transparency of law enforcement surveillance technology. Passage of the bill would take the first step toward limiting the unchecked use of surveillance technologies that violate basic privacy rights and feed into a broader national surveillance state.…

A popular myth in the national gun debate is that Republicans are rabid Second Amendment supporters, while gun grabbers are strictly confined to the Democrat Party. The unpleasant reality is that members of the Grand Old Party and even conservative “gun rights” organizations have supported unconstitutional federal legislation infringing on our right to keep and…