Below The Beltway

I believe in the free speech that liberals used to believe in, the economic freedom that conservatives used to believe in, and the personal freedom that America used to believe in.

The D.C. Voting Rights Crybabies Are Back

by @ 4:07 pm on April 10, 2007. Filed under D.C. Vote Bill, U.S. Constitution, Washington DC

After suffering a setback last month, the advocates of the D.C. Vote bill are at it again:

Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D) is officially starting the countdown to the D.C. Voting Rights March with the unveiling of a new banner over the main entrance of the Wilson Building.

The red-and-white banner announces the march for next Monday, which starts at Freedom Plaza.

At a press conference today, Fenty urged people to stand up for the District’s rights. He said the nation needs to know District residents are Americans, too. Fenty expects thousands to come out, especially since it’s an official day off for D.C. schools and city government offices. Monday marks D.C. Emancipation Day, which is a holiday in the city.

Council member Phil Mendelson (D-At Large) said when it comes to the need for equal voting representation, District residents “get it,” but the rest of the nation does not. Mendelson said the struggle for national visibility is as important as the fight for the vote itself.

No, Councilman, what you don’t get is that there are those of us who actually think the Constitution means what it says.

Previous Posts:

A Vote For D.C. That’s Unconstitutional
Congress Examines Legality Of D.C. Vote Bill
White House Opposes D.C. Vote Bill
The D.C. Voting Rights Crybabies

Will Bush Veto The D.C. Vote Bill ?
Memo From The Washington Post: Ignore The Constitution, Just Vote Already
D.C. Vote Bill Stalls In The House
The Washington Post: Ignoring The Constitution Again
The D.C. Vote Bill Is On It’s Way Back

Post to Twitter Post to Digg Post to Facebook Post to Reddit Post to StumbleUpon

2 Responses to “The D.C. Voting Rights Crybabies Are Back”

  1. [...] The Washington Post: Ignoring The Constitution Again The D.C. Vote Bill Is On It’s Way Back The D.C. Voting Rights Crybabies Are Back The D.C. Vote Bill: The Battle Begins Anew The D.C. Vote Bill Is Back The D.C. Vote Bill: Back In [...]

  2. [...] The Washington Post: Ignoring The Constitution Again The D.C. Vote Bill Is On It’s Way Back The D.C. Voting Rights Crybabies Are Back The D.C. Vote Bill: The Battle Begins Anew The D.C. Vote Bill Is Back The D.C. Vote Bill: Back In [...]

[Below The Beltway is proudly powered by WordPress.]