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Vitter earmark withdrawn

Published October 22nd, 2007 by Bobby Henderson

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Speaking on the Senate floor on October 17, 2007, Senator David Vitter (R-Louisiana) withdrew a controversial $100,000 earmark that he previously added to the appropriations bill for the departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education. The earmark was to the Louisiana Family Forum, a religious right group with a long history of promoting creationism and attacking evolution education in the state, including backing a “strengths and weaknesses” policy in Ouachita Parish.

More on the withdrawal (or our victory, however you choose to look at it) can be found here.

In light of this, I think it is time to stop our email/phone compaign on this issue.



26 Responses to “Vitter earmark withdrawn”

  1. Pontius Pirate says:

    Huzzah! I sent him an e-mail every day.

  2. Wench Cyka says:

    @ Wonderkin
    You framed your mind? Doesn’t that make work a little difficult? I figured you’d need it at least every third day or so!

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