Rep. Roy: Bill Blocking CCP Members From Buying US Land Would Protect National, Economic SecurityEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

Rep. Chip Roy (R-Texas) says that his bill that blocks members of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) from acquiring U.S. land is necessary to protect the nation’s national and economic security. The bill (pdf), named the Securing America’s Land from Foreign Interference Act, was introduced on July 9. It would block members of the CCP from purchasing either public or private land in the United States. A Texas version of the bill was signed into law by Gov. Greg Abbott on June 18 and went into force immediately. Roy told The Epoch Times that the legislation will prevent individuals with links to the CCP from exploiting vulnerabilities to the detriment of U.S. national security and interests. “There have been a number of disturbing stories in the recent years … where we’ve seen the land being acquired in the United States of America by Chinese interests … and very obvious ties to the Chinese …Read More

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