Utah

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (Feb 14, 2018) – The Utah House has passed two bills that would allow terminally ill patients to legally use medical marijuana under the state’s Right to Try law. Final passage would take a first step toward nullifying federal cannabis prohibition in effect in the Beehive State. Rep. Brad Daw (R-Orem)…

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (Feb 1, 2018) – A Utah House committee has approved a bill that would allow terminally ill patients to legally use medical marijuana under the state’s Right to Try law. Passage would take a first step toward nullifying federal cannabis prohibition in effect in the Beehive State. Rep. Brad Daw (R-Orem)…

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (Jan. 29, 2018) – A Utah bill would expand raw milk sales in the state. Passage into law would take an important step toward rejecting a federal prohibition scheme in effect. Sen. David Hinkins (R-27) and Rep. Marc Roberts (R-67) introduced Senate Bill 108 (SB108) January 23. The legislation would expand existing laws…

On March 14, I appeared on the Kate Dalley Show to talk about warrantless NSA spying and what states can do about it. I opened the interview explaining how the state of Utah could simply end all cooperation with unconstitutional surveillance and turn off the water to the NSA facility in Bluffdale. This led to a…

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (March 15, 2017) – A Utah bill that would have required state courts to fully inform jurors of their right to use discretion in rendering verdicts died in the state House earlier this month. Rep. Mark Roberts (R-67) introduced House Bill 332 (HB332) on Feb. 9. The legislation would have required…

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (Feb. 28, 2017) – A Utah bill that would require state courts to fully inform jurors of their right to use discretion in rendering verdicts passed an important House committee last week. Rep. Mark Roberts (R-67) introduced House Bill 332 (HB332) on Feb. 9. The legislation would require that a jury…

On this episode of Tenther Tuesday, Mike Maharrey and Michael Boldin talk about state bills to encourage the use of gold and silver, thereby undermining the Federal Reserve’s monopoly on money. Maharrey and Boldin also highlight a few bills moving through state legislatures relating to privacy. WATCH IT SHOW LINKS JOIN TAC, Support the Constitution…

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (Feb. 1, 2017) – A bill introduced in the Utah legislature would build on the state’s Legal Tender Act, creating a foundation for further action to encourage the use of gold and silver as money, and take another step toward breaking the Federal Reserve’s monopoly on money. Rep. Ken Ivory (R-West Jordan) introduced…