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Conservative groups declare: ‘Conservatives are ready to support immigration reform’

May 8, 2013

WASHINGTON — More than two dozen conservative leaders have signed on to a statement supporting action to overhaul the nation’s immigration laws and calling legislation pending in the Senate an “important starting point.”

In a statement being released Thursday, the officials say: “Simply opposing immigration reform should not be the conservative response to this problem. We believe conservatives should be leading the way on this issue by supporting legislation that upholds conservative principles.”

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Real Patent Reform Should Strengthen Property Rights, Not Weaken Them
"Preserving America’s spirit of invention and the dynamism of our economy requires the constant vigilance Reagan called for..." [read more]
- Carly Fiorina

Patent Reform Comes At The Expense of Entrepreneurship And The American Worker
“I have long been a critic of China for, among many things, its trade abuses and currency manipulation..." [read more]
- Rick Santorum

Cruz opposes PATENT Act in Senate Judiciary Committee
“We have in our economy I think a particular obligation to protect innovators. To protect the little guy who is inventing the next great invention that will transform the world that we don’t know what it is we don’t understand where it might be going and yet it represents a threat to the status quo. A threat to the giant corporations of today because they are in their garage starting the company that will become the giant corporation of tomorrow.”
- Sen. Ted Cruz

Congress should protect patent system, not weaken it
“In my opinion, the Innovation Act threatens American inventors, particularly individual inventors and those working at small businesses and startups..." [read more]
- Rep. Thomas Massie

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‘CREATES Act’ would only create more lawsuits

Originally posted in The Hill

By: Dan Schneider & Larry Hart

Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt., ACU Lifetime Rating: 5%) is leading the effort in

ACU’s Schlapp joins Sen. Rubio & Rep. DeSantis in St. Augustine, FL on Saturday

ACU Chairman stands with conservatives to make a difference in November.

WASHINGTON DC – American Conservative Union Chairman Matt Schlapp will introduce Sen.

Trump was wrong: Kaine is a liberal in a moderate’s clothing

Originally posted in The Hill

By: Dan Schneider & Larry Hart

When Hillary Clinton first announced her choice of Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as

ACU Endorses Paul Gosar

Washington, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) today announced its endorsement of Congressman Paul Gosar (2015 ACU Score: 96%) for re-election, the leading

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Founded in 1964, the American Conservative Union (ACU) is the original conservative organization in the nation. For more than fifty years, ACU has served as an umbrella organization harnessing the collective strength of conservative organizations fighting for Americans who are concerned with liberty, personal responsibility, traditional values, and strong national defense. As America's premier conservative voice, ACU is the leading entity in providing conservative positions on issues to Congress, the Executive Branch, State Legislatures, the media, political candidates, and the public. Read More

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