residents because- horror!!- they wanted to tell DC to respect residents' 2nd Amendment rights? This makes you wonder if it wasn't in large part "Hey, WE'RE the ones who crap on people in DC!"
The leaders of D.C.’s school choice movement, Kevin P. Chavous (former D.C. Councilman) and Virginia Walden Ford (executive director of D.C. Parents for School Choice), today issued the following statement:
“House and Senate Appropriators this week ignored the wishes of D.C.’s mayor, D.C.’s public schools chancellor, a majority of D.C.’s city council, and more than 70 percent of D.C. residents and have mandated the slow death of the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program. This successful school voucher program—for D.C.’s poorest families—has allowed more than 3,300 children to attend the best schools they have ever known.
Yeah, but it meant they could attend schools the teacher's unions didn't have control over! And the Democrats just can't have that, no matter the price for the kids.