Yesterday an Arizona state senate committee passed the Restoring Constitutional Governance Act, SB 1291, giving initial approval to a bill that nullifies indefinite detention under the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) or any other federal law which might claim to authorize the same.
A bill condemning detention provisions written into the National Defense Authorization Act and blocking any state cooperation with federal agents attempting to detain people in Michigan without due process unanimously passed the Michigan House Wednesday.
Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul threatened again Wednesday to filibuster the National Defense Authorization Act unless the Senate votes on an amendment guaranteeing the right to trial by jury for American citizens accused of terrorism.
The Texas legislature will take up two bills designed to protect basic civil liberties in the Lone Star State during the 2013 legislative session.
Perhaps prodded by Virginia’s success in passing a law preventing the federal government from apprehending and indefinitely detaining citizens of that state, the state legislature of Arizona on Tuesday passed its own anti-NDAA bill.
Ron Paul campaigning in New Hampshire discusses how to restore individual civil liberties, by repealing the USA PATRIOT Act, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), and he expressed his opposition to Internet control bill SOPA.