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Bills Opposed

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  • tphill added a comment

    H.R.1404 (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-h1404/show) We OPPOSE this bill by a vote of 3/0. Majority opinion: Primary elections are intra-party decision-making processes, not official elections and the government should not fund them.

  • tphill added a comment

    S.978 (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-s978/show) We OPPOSE this bill by a vote of 3/0. Majority opinion: 5 yrs. of jail time is far too harsh a punishment for first offense copyright infringement. This outweights the small potential for unpunished copyright infringement due to the current lack of clarity in the law, which is what this bill addresses.

  • tphill added a comment

    S.978 (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-s978/show) This bill is pretty similar to SOPA/PIPA but it would have some serious effects if passed so I thought it was worth discussing. It will be our topic starting 16/Jan/13.

  • tphill added a comment

    There's a new feature in Open Congress, or at least one I didn't know about. In connection to the group stating a position on a bill, as we did awhile ago with H.R.4010 DISCLOSE Act, you can write a letter to your Congressperson. I think it would be cool if when we post a position on a bill we write a letter to our Congressperson/people about it. One person could write, multiple people could collaborate on a letter, or multiple people could write seperate letters. What do you think?

  • tphill posted a bill H.J.Res. 17: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to repeal the twenty-second article of amendment, thereby removing the limitation on the number of terms an individual may serve as President.

    This bill proposes a Constitutional Amendment to repeal the 22nd Amendment. It was proposed in the House by Jose Serrano (D-NY) 6 January 2012. This bill is our next topic (starting 5 December 2012).

H.R.4010: DISCLOSE Act

Teen Political Discussion Group is in opposition to this bill. Here's why:

1 in favor/2 opposed Majority opinion: It should not be required to disclose large donors to political campaigns or the sponsors of ads.

Letters to Congress

No one from the group has written a letter in opposition to this bill to their elected representatives

Write Letter in opposition to H.R.4010