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10 GOP Congressmen Introduce Bill to Take Away Citizenship of American Babies Born in the USA

This month, Iowa Republican Steve King in the House of Representatives and Louisiana Republican David Vitter in the U.S. Senate introduced twin bills to the new 114th Congress (H.R. 140 and S. 45), together called the Birthright Citizenship Act. If their legislation passes both houses, it would take American citizenship away from little babies who […]

Why Congress Must Impose Drug Tests On All Recipients Of Welfare

Yesterday, Republican U.S. Senator David Vitter introduced legislation S.64, a bill that will require states to send government bureaucrats to conduct medical tests on the blood or urine of recipients of assistance under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program. Why? Senator Vitter is concerned that people who are receiving welfare payments might be using […]

Republican Senators Introduce Bill To Reduce Worker Pay

S. 2617 would devastate local economies across the United States, giving workers less money to spend at local businesses, resulting in fewer jobs on worse terms. Included here is a list of those US Senators who have signed their names in support of this ill-advised scheme. […]

David Vitter Tries To Push America Backwards On Climate Change

David Vitter wants to take the climate crisis that’s already fouling and eroding the coast of Louisiana, and make it worse. Why? […]

Bill Proposes Locking Up Americans Without Criminal Charges

John McCain is proposing that the federal government be given the power to imprison its own citizens without criminal charges and without any trial. […]

In Louisiana It's Right vs Right

Charlie Melancon is right that Louisiana deserves better – Louisiana deserves better than to have a Blue Dog Democrat as the only alternative to David Vitter. […]

Legislation to Eradicate R.O.U.S. in Senate

Rodents Of Unusual Size? No, this is no fairy tale. I’m referring to Rodents Of Unusual Snacking. The South American coypu, introduced throughout the southern coastal United States in the 20th Century as a source of fur or a weed-controller, is now known here as the nutria. That name makes it sound like some kind […]

No Time For Equality, Congress Has a Hernia

If Senator Vitter can take time to write the National Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness Day resolution, Democrats in Congress and Barack Obama can take the time to write a bill overturning the Defense of Marriage Act […]