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Congress Follows the Leaders, Passes Right to Try After Years of State Action

Congress Follows the Leaders, Passes Right to Try After Years of State Action

WASHINGTON (May 23, 2018) – The U.S. House gave final approval to federal Right to Try law that will allow terminally ill patients to access investigational treatments that have not received final FDA approval. Passage of this bill was a direct result of action that started in the states five years ago. The U.S. Senate…

Guest Columnist, Linda Murphy: Supporting Public Schools with Local Control!

Guest Columnist, Linda Murphy: Supporting Public Schools with Local Control!

  Sooner Politics is officially endorsing the candidacy of Linda Murphy, an education hero. She  has been one of the most trusted voices in Oklahoma when it comes to sensible public education leadership. She has the sense to know that Ok…

UK Police’s Facial Recognition Systems Are Wrong Up To 98% Of The Time

UK Police’s Facial Recognition Systems Are Wrong Up To 98% Of The Time

“A staggering 95% of the facial recognition system’s ‘matches’ were actually wrongly identifying innocent people.”

Minnesota Bill Would Legalize Marijuana; Foundation to Nullify Federal Prohibition

Minnesota Bill Would Legalize Marijuana; Foundation to Nullify Federal Prohibition

ST. PAUL, Minn. (May 23, 2018) – A bill filed in the Minnesota House would legalize marijuana, setting the foundation to nullify federal cannabis prohibition in effect in the state. Rep. Mike Freiberg (DFL-Golden Valley) introduced House Bill 4541 (HF4541) with 11 co-sponsors on May 20. The legislation would allow adults aged 21 or older…

Society and the State: Is the 10th Amendment Still Relevant?

Society and the State: Is the 10th Amendment Still Relevant?

We discussed some general strategy, the annual State of the Nullification Movement Report, and specific state-by-state issues, including raw milk, asset forfeiture, right to try, and marijuana legalization.

LEAP Looking for Law Enforcement Professionals to Stand Up for the Constitution

LEAP Looking for Law Enforcement Professionals to Stand Up for the Constitution

Any effort to rein in the drug war, stop warrantless surveillance or reform asset forfeiture laws will inevitably bring out fierce opposition from powerful law enforcement lobbyists. But not every cop opposes such reforms. In fact, you will find many police officers, sheriffs and deputies, corrections officers, federal agents, judges and prosecutors who take their…

Sooner Politics:  ‘Undecided’ Maintains Strong Lead In Governor Race

Sooner Politics: ‘Undecided’ Maintains Strong Lead In Governor Race

  SoonerPoll was commissioned by local TV media to gauge the voter support on Oklahomans, with just 5 weeks left until the party primary elections. Here’s their statement. ​ A News On 6/News 9 poll released Tuesday shows the Republican …

MuskogeePolitico:  SoonerPoll on LtGov race: Murphy 7.2%, Pinnell 6.6%

MuskogeePolitico: SoonerPoll on LtGov race: Murphy 7.2%, Pinnell 6.6%

Last night, numbers were released from a SoonerPoll survey conducted for KWTV (OKC’s News9) and KOTV (Tulsa’s News on 6) on the statewide primaries. Here are the GOP lieutenant governor’s race numbers:SoonerPoll/News9/News on 6 Oklahoma GOP LtGov …