On February 12, 2014, it was announced that Utah State Rep. Marc Roberts was introducing the 4th Amendment Protection Act to ban the state of Utah from providing material support to the NSA, among other things. (read about it here) (report in The Guardian here)
STATUS – 03-07, hearing concluded on HB161, assigned to interim study for public hearings over the summer (learn more here)
HB128: Passed House 71-2 on 03-03-04
Utah residents, take the following steps to support this legislation!
1. Call your state rep. Strongly, but respectfully urge him or her to support the 4th amendment protection Act. A phone call has 10x the impact of an email.
2. Call your state senator. Strongly, but respectfully urge him or her to support HB128. A phone call has 10x the impact of an email.
3. Check back at this page in April. Once a committee schedule is assigned for HB161, we’ll have more steps to take, attending public hearing(s)
4. On Twitter? Retweet
— Nullify NSA (@NullifyNSA) February 12, 2014
5. Write a letter to the editor Look up your local newspaper and submit a letter to the editor voicing your support for the Utah 4th Amendment Protection Act. Following strong legal principles, it’s essential that Utan no longer help the federal government spy on all of us. Passing this legislation will make that happen.