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CISA bill heading to Senate vote will let government collect virtually all data without a warrant
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(NaturalNews) [questionable upstream surv. parag.]The Senate is set to vote on a cybersecurity measure that critics say will dwarf previous efforts by government to gather electronic information on all Americans without first obtaining a court-issued warrant as required... [...]
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California Bill Taking on Federal Militarization of Police Clears Senate Committees
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Dees IllustrationBy Mike MaharreyA California bill that would create a mechanism to stop transfers of military equipment to state or local law enforcement agencies cleared its final committee hurdle last and will now move on to the Senate floor when it returns from a summer recess in August.Introduced by Asm. Nora Campos (D-San Jose), Assembly Bill 36 (AB36) would prohibit a local agency from applying to receive “high-visibility surplus military equipment”…unless the legislative body of th [...]
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Senate to Vote on Requiring Social Media to Report Suspicious Activity to Feds
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By Kristen AndersonOn Wednesday July 15th, 2015, the Senate will vote on a measure that would require social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube to report suspected terrorist activity to Federal authorities. This is part of the Intelligence Authorization Act of 2016.While the feds say this is to protect social media companies who do report, and not a way to coerce them into spying, the measure specifically calls on social media sites to proactively monitor sites for content i [...]
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Senate Passes TPP ‘Fast-Tracking’ That Could Make GMO Labeling Illegal
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It is a sad day in the fight against Monsanto, GMO labeling, and the future of the planet. The Senate has adopted a law that would give ‘fast-track’ ability for the so-called Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) — a highly secretive bill that could restrict GMO labeling in the United States and abroad. In fact, some legal experts believe it could make GMO labeling completely illegal. I have been spreading the word about the TPP since I first asked my team members at Natural Socie [...]
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US Senate Passes 2016 NDAA as the Country Mourns for Charleston
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By Claire BernishWith the phenomenal ability to watch news unfold moment by moment comes the unspoken responsibility of vigilance—both in watching for distraction and in not allowing matters of importance to slip from the spotlight. Issues tend to vanish after a maximum of two weeks spent debating every conceivable aspect, at which point—whether resolved or not—apparent aggregate memory loss sets in.Unfortunately, that is exactly what has happened with the indefinite detention provis [...]
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Senate Votes to Ban Bush-Approved Torture Techniques
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By Claire Bernish In a 78-21 vote, the Senate approved an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act that bans inhumane and degrading torture—including waterboarding, feeding by rectal infusion, sexual humiliation, mock executions, and other methods—that had been developed and practiced by the CIA under the Bush administration after 9/11.Designed to give permanence to an executive order issued by President Obama soon after he took office, the ban would limit interrogation and [...]
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Whistleblowers testify before Senate on being attacked by government for reporting the truth
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(NaturalNews) Federal employees are supposedly empowered to report wrongdoing to supervisors or even their member of Congress. It is called the "Whistleblower Protection Program" and it is administered by the Department of Labor through the Occupational Safety and Health Administration... [...]
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Senate Bill Would Force Gun Owners to Buy “Smart Guns”
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By Joshua KrauseMassachusetts Senators Ed Markey and Elizabeth Warren introduced legislation last week, that could have serious ramifications for gun owners in America. The “Handgun Trigger Safety Act” would demand that “anyone selling a handgun must retrofit it with personalization technology before that sale can be completed.”Infusing a handgun with this “smart” technology would allow the weapon to only be used by the authorized owner. They typically operate with either finge [...]
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U.S. Senate approves 'Freedom Act' to renew government spying powers
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(NaturalNews) Well, that was short-lived.The Senate on Tuesday passed a measure that reaffirms previous legislation the Bush and Obama Administrations used to justify tasking the National Security Agency with conducting massive, and early on warrantless, electronic surveillance... [...]
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Rand Paul, Ron Wyden to Introduce 28 Pages Resolution in Senate
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http://28pages.org/2015/05/28/major-development-rand-paul-ron-wyden-to-introduce-28-pages-resolution-in-senate/   May 28, 2015 By Brian McGlinchey The growing, nonpartisan drive to declassify a 28-page finding on foreign government support of the 9/11 hijackers is about to take an enormous step forward with the introduction of a Senate resolution urging the president to release the material to the public. Dramatically compounding the issue’s visibility, the resolution is being i [...]
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California Senate Advances Tyrannical Bill to Forcibly Vaccinate Kids
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By Melissa DykesHey California parents … Have you considered homeschool yet?You might want to right about now.The California Senate just advanced a bill yesterday that would end a parent’s right to choose what is shot into his or her child for philosophical reasons, once again effectively telling the entire state their supposed political representatives do not represent the will of the people but the will of corporations.The only option left for parents to refuse vaccinations for th [...]
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California Senate passes mandatory vaccination law; tyrants move full-steam ahead to allow only neurotoxin-contaminated children in school
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(NaturalNews) The Golden State just inched one step closer towards full medical tyranny after the State Senate, heavily influenced by Merck prostitute Senator Richard Pan, overwhelmingly voted in favor of passing Senate Bill 277 to eliminate personal belief exemptions for vaccines... [...]
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California State Senate OKs bill ending waiver from vaccine mandate
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The bill would require children to be vaccinated before entering kindergarten. [...]
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Comment on Dr. Strangelove Is At It Again, As Daniel McAdams Reports: “Gen. Breedlove Pushes Senate To Arm Ukraine…And More?” by Willie
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They need a new catalyzing event to scare the majority of the public into supporting another war… Lusitania, Maine. Pearl Harbor, 911, etc. This is the most effective way that they know and they will try it once more. [...]
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Senate Environmental Champions: Making the Best of Bad Chemistry
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California senate stacks committee to pass mandatory vaccination law – 'It was RIGGED!'
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(NaturalNews) Knowing that they would likely be unable to pass their new Orwellian mandates for childhood vaccinations the procedural way, California legislators who support forced jabs without informed consent or exemption options resorted to overt rigging and fraud in order to get... [...]
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California senate committee passes bill to deny education to unvaccinated children
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(NaturalNews) A measure to ban parental choice over the vaccination of children in the state of California survived a key vote in the Senate on April 22 and will now advance to the full chamber for consideration.As reported by The Sacramento Bee, the measure was passed on a second... [...]
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California's SB277 mandatory vaccination bill passes Senate committee after votes rigged, public testimony silenced
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(NaturalNews) After California's vaccine mandate bill SB277 was halted last week with an outcry of public outrage against it, the pro-vaccine mafia machine went to work. Democratic Sens. Ben Allen of Santa Monica and Richard Pan of Sacramento helped pursue a vote rigging agenda to... [...]
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Oregon Bill to Require Warrants for Cellphone Data Passes Senate Committee
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Mike MaharreyActivist PostA bipartisan Oregon bill that would prohibit law enforcement from obtaining information from electronic devices without a warrant in most cases unanimously passed a Senate committee last week. The proposed bill would not only protect privacy in Oregon, but would also address a practical effect of NSA spying.Sen. Chip Shields (D-Portland), Rep. Jennifer Williamson (D-Portland), Sen. Tim Knopp (R – Bend) and Rep. John Huffman (R-The Dalles) introduced Senate Bill 641 (S [...]
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Testimony on S.697 before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
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At Stake in the Senate TSCA Fight: The Fate of Asbestos
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Half of the US Senate Just Committed Felonies, Could Face 3 Years in Prison
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Nick BernabeActivist PostCongress has really outdone itself this time. On Monday, neoconservative Republicans in the Senate were apparently so eager to go to war with Iran that they broke a federal law known as the Logan Act in the process. The Logan Act has been around since 1799 and has remained mostly unchanged, created to keep rogue members of Congress from undermining foreign relations.How did Senate Republicans violate the Logan Act? Well they did that by being war mongers. But more [...]
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Corn Ethanol Mandate Must Go: Senate Bill Gets It Right
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Ukraine sends Senate old AP photos as proof of “Russian military presence”
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By RT AmericaThe US Senate Arms Service committee is on the defensive after it’s emerged that members of the Ukraine parliament presented them with 7-year-old pictures showing a current Russian 'military presence' in the region. As Congress pushed for more military action, the photo’s were being used as a justification of force on the part of the US. RT’s Lizze Phelan reports. [...]
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Unlicensed Hemp Cultivation Gets Unanimous Approval By WA Senate
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Another victory for the humble cannabis plant! Washington’s State Senate has approved legislation that would allow the unlicensed cultivation of hemp. The bill passed unanimously. The bill also directs the Washington State University to study how to most effectively produce industrial hemp. The state will receive a report on the matter by January 14th, 2016. The text of Senate Bill 5012 allows hemp to become an “agricultural product that may be grown, produced, processed and commer [...]
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Comment on All Senate Dems and 1 Republican Refuse to Debate Obama’s Power Grab by jerry
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Don’t you love how they combine the issues like this, 40 billion for HS and deportation block ….pure insanity and we the people are expected buy the rhetoric when the reasoning for reckoning comes to the forefront of course no logical questioning of why this isn’t submitted in separate votes. How dumb must we be expected to be. [...]
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Senate Disappoints on Keystone XL Vote
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Paris attacks false flag op to keep Bibi in power: California Senate candidate
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“The markings are false flag,” says Jack Lindblad. [...]
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