Become an Original Cosponsor of the Make Identifiable Criminal Rounds Obvious (MICRO) Act (v. 5)

When a firearm is used in a crime, you are more likely to find the bullet cartridges at the scene than the gun itself.[1] In 2014, there were over 10,000
homicides involving a firearm[2] and nearly 40% of murders in 2012 had no arrest due to a lack of evidence[3].
We need to do more to ensure firearms don’t end up in the wrong hands, but when they do, we should ensure that law enforcement has every tool possible at their disposal to track down criminals. If law enforcement has the capability to use that bullet cartridge
as evidence and to immediately identify the gun used in a crime, that could provide a substantial lead in the investigation.

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Protect Taxpayer Dollars and Abused Animals – Cosponsor H.R. 398

Animals seized under federal animal fighting and gambling statutes are currently treated as evidence by our legal system, held by the government until courts determine their disposition.  Lengthy forfeiture cases leave these abused animals in shelters for
months, unable to be rehabilitated or put up for adoption, where chronic stress leads to even greater serious physical and behavioral deterioration.  

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END FREE SPEECH ZONES

Today, free speech is under assault on college campuses across our country. Free speech codes, free speech zones, disrupting speakers and general close-mindedness are impinging upon First Amendment rights. Institutions of higher education are supposed to
operate as marketplaces of ideas, not sites of restrictions and heavy-handedness.

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Join the Bipartisan Congressional Trademark Caucus

We write to invite you to join the Congressional Trademark Caucus (CTC), the first-ever congressional caucus dedicated to trademark and brand issues in support of economic growth and consumer protection.  The CTC is working to highlight the vital role that
trademarks and legitimate Internet domain names play in boosting our economy, creating jobs, and providing trust to American consumers and their families.

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