The Senate has passed a bill like this and in the House, H.R. 1249 is moving very fast. Most members of both parties are planning on voting for this bill.
The founding fathers, when they composed Article 1 Section 8 made a level playing field for the poor and the wealthy. The poor man could invent a car in his barn and become wealthy from his creation just as quickly as a wealthy person could pay to devise a rocket ship in his mill. By devoting Patents into the actual inventor more people could dream and layout new creations.
Remember always that if there’s a massive story being awakened in the media and media, the one that all those politicians assert over and get us all worried about so our ears and eyes don’t look at anything else.