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State Legislative Overview – August 2018 (Part 2)

State Legislative Overview – August 2018 (Part 2)

A look back at some of what state legislatures worked on in August related to cybersecurity, privacy, drones, animals, employment, education, radioactivity, identification, traffic, and finances

Court Orders Barring Individual Gun Ownership on the Rise

Court Orders Barring Individual Gun Ownership on the Rise

A number of blue states passed laws this year to create court orders which bar a person from owning or possessing a firearm. They all have substantial variation from State to State. In some cases, only law enforcement can file petitions for court orders to seize a person’s guns. In others, anyone a person has ever dated can make the request.

Legislative Backlash Against Sanctuary Policies

Legislative Backlash Against Sanctuary Policies

A backlash against policies of shielding residents who are unlawfully present within a given jurisdiction is developing across the country, but in the rush to report on these activities at the Federal level the actions of multiple States moving in this direction have been largely glossed over.

Vacationing? Know Before You Go

Vacationing? Know Before You Go

Over the past week people from all around the country and the world converged on northern Nevada to create one of the most unique events one can find in the world today, but with a half dozen law enforcement agencies patrolling the area, openly and undercover, actively running sting operations and looking to make busts, many people risk getting caught up in something far more serious than they think.