De-Fund ACORN, Republican Leader Insists

From the story: “All federal funding to ACORN must be stopped,” House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) said on Thursday, amid a widening probe into voter registration fraud by the liberal group.

Questionable or duplicate voter-registration forms submitted by the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, or ACORN, have turned up in as many as nine states, including so-called swing states.

The “nonpartisan” community-organizer group works to recruit low-income, Democrat-leaning voters. Its national Web site says the group has registered 1.3 million people nationwide for the Nov. 4 election.

“The latest allegations of voter registration fraud by ACORN are further evidence that this group cannot be trusted with another dollar of the taxpayers’ money,” Boehner said in a news release. Read more….

Funny how CNN can report on a raid on ACORN’s operation in Las Vegas regarding voter registration fraud, but not mention ACORN by name. The report simply referenced a “non-profit group” that was “disputing claims it committed voter registration fraud.” Yeah, right….