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Eugenics “no” votes say a lot about the General Assembly
Posted By Rob Schofield On June 6, 2012 @ 11:21 am In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled
Just how unapologetically extreme are the people running the current North Carolina General Assembly?
This extreme: Yesterday, when the House of Representatives finally voted to toss a rather paltry and too-little, too-late bit of compensation for the victims of the state’s infamous, mid-20th Century “eugenics” program, the majority Republican caucus was almost equally divided.
Thirty-five GOP’ers voted for it and 31 (47% of those voting) voted against. Click here to see the vote .
For a more thorough examination of the General Assembly’s current rightward tilt. check out this morning’s edition of the Weekly Briefing .
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URLs in this post:
 Click here to see the vote: http://www.ncleg.net/gascripts/voteHistory/RollCallVoteTranscript.pl?sSession=2011&sChamber=H&RCS=1391
 this morning’s edition of the Weekly Briefing: http://www.ncpolicywatch.com/2012/06/06/is-this-raleigh-or-washington/
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