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Quote of the Day: Taxpayer Privacy and IRS Abuse

At CFIF, the issue of improving taxpayer privacy and protection against persistent abuse by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) remains among our most important missions.  Among the abuses that we've chronicled is the case of convicted criminal Charles Littlejohn, who rejoined the IRS in 2017 with the specific purpose of illegally breaching and leaking the private tax returns of Donald Trump and other Americans to radical left-wing organizations like ProPublica.

In The Wall Street Journal this week, one of those victims speaks out on his own experience and the need for greater taxpayer protection against this recurring problem that should terrify all Americans of every political persuasion.  Ira Stoll, whose tax information was passed to ProPublica, even helpfully details how…[more]

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Video: Free Market and Conservative Groups Speak Out for STRONGER Patents Print
By Jeff Mazzella
Thursday, March 22 2018

In a video released today by the Center for Individual Freedom (CFIF), the leaders of numerous free market and conservative organizations speak out in strong support of the STRONGER Patents Act, legislation that will help provide relief and support to American creators and innovators by restoring the historic strength of the hobbling U.S. patent system.

The release of the video coincides with this week’s introduction of the "Support Technology & Research for Our Nation's Growth and Economic Resilience Patent Act” – or STRONGER Patents Act of 2018 (H.R. 5340) – sponsored by Representatives Steve Stivers (R-OH) and Bill Foster (D-IL) in the U.S. House of Representatives. 

Last month, CFIF led a coalition of nearly two dozen conservative and free market organizations on a letter urging support of the U.S. Senate version of the STRONGER Patents Act (S.1390).

Leaders of the following organizations appear in the video stressing support for STRONGER Patents:  Center for Individual Freedom, Taxpayers Protection Alliance, Institute for Policy Innovation, American Commitment, Frontiers of Freedom, Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council, ALEC Action, Conservatives for Property Rights and Tea Party Patriots.

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