Good news! I mentioned last week a senator had put a little pork in the Education Bill for a right wing creationist group. The amendment was withdrawn!

“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….”

More info about the planned earmark at Americans United and National Center for Science Education. And this blog had much better coverage of the issue than me, in addition to remembering to mention the prostitutes.

Posted by Gwen Pearson

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