Arizona

The Arizona Tenth Amendment Center will host a Bill of Rights Day celebration in Scottsdale next month. Friday, Dec. 15 marks the 226th anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights. To celebrate, Arizona Tenth Amendment Center will present the 2017 Bill of Rights Day Celebration at the Orange Tree Resort in Scottsdale. This…

PHOENIX, Ariz. (Aug. 10, 2017) – Yesterday, a new Arizona law that in most situations bans the use of “stingrays” to track the location of phones and sweep up electronic communications without a warrant went into effect. The new law will not only protect privacy in Arizona, but will also hinder one aspect of the federal surveillance state.…

PHOENIX, Ariz. (Aug 9, 2017) – Today, an Arizona law went into effect that eliminates state capital gains taxes on gold and silver specie, encouraging its use as currency. The new law can help undermine the Federal Reserve’s monopoly on money. Rep. Mark Finchem (R-Tucson) sponsored House Bill 2014 (HB2014). The legislation eliminates state capital gains…

PHOENIX, Ariz. (May 26, 2017) – On Monday, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey vetoed a bill that would have established a structure for a federally compliant hemp research program in the state. Sen. Sonny Borrelli (R-Lake Havasu City) introduced Senate Bill1337 (SB1337) on Jan. 31. Under the proposed law, industrial hemp would have been treated as…