Tenth Amendment Center

BOSTON, Mass. (May 23, 2017) – A bill introduced in the Massachusetts Senate would limit the warrantless use of surveillance drones. The legislation would not only establish important privacy protections at the state level, it would also help thwart the federal surveillance state.Sen. Michael Moore (D-Shrewsbury), along with a bipartisan pair of cosponsors, introduced Senate…

BATON ROUGE, La. (May 22, 2017) – Last week, the Louisiana House passed a bill that would effectively prohibit so-called “sanctuary cities” that refuse to help enforce some federal immigration laws. Rep. Valarie Hodges (R-Denham Springs) is the sponsor of House Bill 676 (HB676). The legislation would ban state agencies and political subdivisions from enacting or…

In the New York Times, Greg Weiner (Assumption College Political Science/Liberty Law Blog): Impeachment’s Political Heart. From the core of the argument: Our tendency to read the impeachment power in an overly legalistic way, which is ratified by 230 years of excessive timidity about its use, obscures the political rather than juridical nature of the…

Last week, I had the opportunity to appear on the Jason Stapleton Program to talk about efforts to get the Texas Bullion Depository up and running. We also talked more generally about the importance of sound money and how state actions can set the stage to nullify the fed. WATCH: Earlier this month, the Texas…