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Members of Congress Stand Up for Property Rights

In rare but refreshing bipartisan good news out of Congress, Senator Thom Tillis (R – North Carolina) and Representatives Ben Cline (R - Virginia), Theodore Deutch (D - Florida), Martha Roby (R - Alabama) and Harley Rouda (D – California) have just taken a firm stand protecting property rights – copyrights specifically – and merit our praise.

As we’ve long highlighted, property rights constitute a central pillar of “American Exceptionalism,” and that includes intellectual property (IP) rights – copyrights, patents, trademarks and trade secrets.   Our Founding Fathers considered IP so important that they deliberately and explicitly singled it out for protection in the text of the Constitution.  As a direct result, we’ve become the most innovative and prosperous nation…[more]

December 06, 2019 • 02:15 pm

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What was the most recent major party convention during which more than one ballot was necessary to determine the party’s Presidential candidate?
Republicans 1948
Democrats 1952
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Lake Placid, NY
Los Angeles, CA
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In what year did the United States first compete in the Olympic Games?
1776
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10,000,000
5,500,000
2,500,000
1,088,000
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Which was the first state to elect a woman governor and concurrently be represented by women in both U.S. Senate seats?
California
Texas
Washington
New York
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