Alabama Bill Would Help Encourage Use of Gold and Silver as Money

by Mike Maharrey Originally published at http://blog.tenthamendmentcenter.com/2017/10/alabama-bill-would-help-encourage-use-of-gold-and-silver-as-money/ MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Oct. 25, 2017) – A bill prefiled in the Alabama House for the 2018 session would exempt the purchase of gold and silver bullion from state sales and use tax, encouraging its use and taking the first step toward breaking the Federal Reserve’s monopoly on money. Rep. Ronald…

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PEW: Economic Anxiety, Distrust of Government Fuel Gold Rush

by Marsha Mercer, Pew Charitable Trusts Originally published at http://www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/blogs/stateline/2017/08/11/economic-anxiety-distrust-of-government-fuel-gold-rush By the end of the year, Texas plans to open the nation’s first state-supervised gold and silver depository, allowing ordinary Texans, as well as businesses, banks and others, to store their precious metals, and use the holdings in their account to make electronic payments. “The…

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Arizona Governor Vetoes Bill Supporting Gold and Silver as Legal Tender

by Mike Maharrey Originally posted at http://blog.tenthamendmentcenter.com/2016/05/arizona-governor-vetoes-bill-supporting-gold-and-silver-as-legal-tender/ PHOENIX, Ariz. (May 13, 2016) –  Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey vetoed a bill that would have “legalized the Constitution” by defining gold and silver specie as legal tender and encouraging their use as currency. Sen. David C. Farnsworth and Rep. Doug Coleman, along with seven cosponsors, introduced Senate Bill…

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