Illinois State senator Carol Sente is proposing that High School football teams limit tackling in practice. LINK: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-football-concussions-20130212,0,747478.story
Her bill proposes that high schools only allow tackling one practice during the week.
Mod edit: Yes, to use Hart20's words, this has been the day of controversy. I took away the party designation in the OP and posted the editorial parts as a comment in his name. Like anything else that straddles the political/sports line, tread lightly; do not use this as an opportunity to make a political point or make life harder on the other side of the political spectrum. JGB.