Subject: File No.
From: Seth Thompson, Ph.D.
Affiliation: Emeritus Professor of Politicial Science Loyola Marymount University

March 6, 2017

the 2014 rule is a good start toward reassuring consumers that the products they buy, from cell phones to engagement rings, are not soaked in blood. This is not the time to go backward and increase support for terrorists who profit from the illicit trade in conflict minerals.