DeMint amendment to ban religious discrimination in stimulus funding fails, 43-54

Yet another reason — dwarfed by the massive generational theft, of course, but still important on principle — for Senate Republicans to oppose the Obama/Dem bill: Sen. Jim DeMint’s effort to remove religious discrimination from funding language just failed 43-54.

Sidenote: Democrat Sen. Evan Bayh voted for it. Sen. Arlen Specter first voted no, then switched his vote at the last minute before the roll call vote was announced.

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