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Michigan Senate Leadership Kills State Privacy Amendment With National Implications

LANSING, Mich. (Sept. 15, 2016) – Senate leadership has killed a resolution that would have given voters an opportunity to put “electronic data and communications” on the same level as “persons, houses, papers and possessions” in the state constitution. The amendment would have also set the foundation to help block a small but intrusive practical effect of federal spying within the state.

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Michigan House Votes 107-1 to Pass State Privacy Amendment With National Implications

LANSING, Mich. (Jun. 2, 2016) – The Michigan House overwhelmingly approved a resolution Thursday that would give voters an opportunity to put “electronic data and communications” on the same level as “persons, houses, papers and possessions” in the state constitution. If ultimately passed, it would also set the foundation to help block a small but intrusive practical effect of federal spying within the state. Continue reading Michigan House Votes 107-1 to Pass State Privacy Amendment With National Implications

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Michigan Amendment to Protect Electronic Privacy Unanimously Clears Committee

LANSING, Mich. (May 28, 2015) – A Michigan House committee unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday that would put before voters a state constitutional amendment to protect electronic communications and data from the prying eyes of state and local law enforcement. The amendment would also effectively block a small but intrusive practical effect of federal spying within the state.

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