Quin Hillyer, a superb writer and great friend who has served as a Senior Fellow for CFIF for the past two-plus years, is laying down his pen to run for U.S. Congress in Alabama.
Hillyer made his intentions known yesterday to run for the seat being vacated by six-term Congressman Jo Bonner (R-AL), who announced earlier in the day that he will be leaving Congress in August to take a job with the University of Alabama.
Quin’s unwavering passion for the cause of liberty and conservative, limited government principles will be missed by all at CFIF.
Quin, we wish you all the best on your next “adventure!”…[more]
“The Congress shall have the Power To … promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries.” (Constitution of the United States of America, Article I, Section 8, Clause 8)
Our Founding Fathers considered Intellectual property (IP) rights so foundational to liberty and prosperity that they specifically secured them in the text of the Constitution.
Not only does IP protect the natural right to enjoy the fruits of one’s labor, it also incentivizes…