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Judge tells UPS to pay $247M for shipping Indian tobacco products
Judge tells UPS to pay $247M for shipping Indian tobacco products (June 1, 2017)

A federal judge said UPS turned a 'blind eye' to tax-free tobacco shipments to and from reservations in New York.


Attorney General Eric Holder to step down after six-year tenure
Attorney General Eric Holder to step down after six-year tenure (September 26, 2014)

From the Cobell settlement to tribal jurisdiction provisions in the Violence Against Women Act, the Department of Justice led a dramatic shift in the federal-Indian relationship.


New York sues FedEx for delivering cigarettes from Indian firms
New York sues FedEx for delivering cigarettes from Indian firms (April 1, 2014)

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed suit against FedEx, accusing the shipping giant of violating state and federal law by delivering cigarettes from smoke shops in Indian Country.


Oliver Semans: Destroying our sovereignty through taxation
Oliver Semans: Destroying our sovereignty through taxation (November 14, 2013)

Oliver Semans, the executive director of Four Directions, discusses attacks on tribal sovereignty through taxation.


Seneca Nation business wins appeal  for PACT Act injunction
Seneca Nation business wins appeal for PACT Act injunction (July 2, 2013)

A Seneca Nation business owner won't have to comply with tax provisions of the Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking Act after the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in his favor.


New York City files suit against tobacco retailer on Seneca Nation
New York City files suit against tobacco retailer on Seneca Nation (June 21, 2012)

New York City filed a lawsuit in federal court against a tobacco retailer based on the Seneca Nation. The lawsuit accuses Robert and Marcia Gordon of selling tax-free cigarettes to...


Native Sun News: Tribes preparing for PACT Act consultation
Native Sun News: Tribes preparing for PACT Act consultation (December 7, 2011)

The following story was written and reported by Jesse Abernathy. All content © Native Sun News. WASHINGTON, DC -- In a continuing crusade against Native American tribal sovereignty, states are...


Judge Lamberth blocks tax provisions  in Seneca PACT Act case
Judge Lamberth blocks tax provisions in Seneca PACT Act case (December 6, 2011)

Judge Royce Lamberth on Monday granted a preliminary injunction that prevents federal authorities from enforcing taxation provisions of the Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking Act on a Seneca Nation smoke shop....


Appeals court affirms preliminary injunction in PACT Act lawsuit
Appeals court affirms preliminary injunction in PACT Act lawsuit (September 21, 2011)

The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday upheld a preliminary injunction that prevents the Obama administration from enforcing the Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking Act on Seneca Nation smokeshops. Aaron...


Congressman who sponsored PACT Act admits   lewd photo
Congressman who sponsored PACT Act admits lewd photo (June 7, 2011)

Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-New York), the sponsor of the anti-tribal Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking (PACT) Act, admitted he sent a lewd photo of himself over the Internet.