June 28, 2021

Guns & Ammo (and Democracy) While preemption is not a simple concept, it is nonetheless an existential threat to progress across public health and social justice issues. Together, the hundreds of preemption bills introduced or adopted in 2020 and 2021 pose a grave threat to democracy at the local, state, and national …

April 9, 2021

FEATURED: FIREARMS & VOTING RIGHTS There is currently intense pressure behind preemption efforts as many state legislative sessions wind down. While there is some positive movement on the preemption repeal front, the vast majority of these stories concern state preemption threats. In this issue, we highlight two of the hottest …

March 25, 2021

  California   Colorado   District of Columbia   Florida   Georgia   Indiana   Kansas   Kentucky   Maryland   Massachusetts   Michigan   Mississippi   Missouri   Montana   Nebraska   New Hampshire   New Mexico   New York   North Carolina   North Dakota   Oklahoma   Pennsylvania   Tennessee   Texas   Utah   Vermont   Virginia   Washington   West Virginia   Wisconsin   Featured Assembly-member Nazarian Moves to Stop Soda Industry’s “Extortion” of …

February 9, 2021

Colorado   District of Columbia   Florida   Indiana   Iowa   Kansas   Kentucky   Massachusetts   Michigan   Missouri   Montana   Nebraska   Nevada   New Mexico   North Carolina   Oklahoma   Pennsylvania   South Carolina   Texas   Virginia   West Virginia   Wisconsin Research & Resources State Preemption is Crushing Local Democracy Webinar (video recording, November 18, 2020) Oregon Community Rights Network (OCRN) & Community …

December 1, 2020

Welcome to the Preemption Watch News. You can find more background information and tools on our website. For further information, contact us at info@grassrootschange.net. Of special note: The introduction and passage of new and more extreme forms of state firearms and ammunition preemption bills has increased dramatically. These proposals include state intrusion into local authority …