We must respect the Constitution and the God-given rights it protects. As political hostility towards the Bill of Rights—particularly the right to bear arms and religious liberty—increases, Congress has a responsibility to uphold the Constitution and fight for the values upon which America was established.
U.S. Representatives take an oath to defend the Constitution, and I will continue to champion the principles outlined in our nation’s defining document, including personal freedoms, fiscal responsibility, and limited government. I am constantly reviewing the best ways to promote these principles in Congress and will work to ensure that the federal government upholds these values at every level.
WASHINGTON—Yesterday, Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) and Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) introduced H.R. 1219, the Clyde-Hirsch-Sowers RESPECT Act, to protect innocent individuals and small business owners from IRS abuse and ensure their assets are not wrongly seized under civil asset forfeiture policies.