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David Vitter on Drugs

Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (LA-1)

  
 


Strengthen penalties against meth and heroin dealers

As the parents of four, David and Wendy Vitter's number one priority is protecting their family. That's why keeping our streets safe and our communities drug-free isn't a cheap sound byte; its David's solid commitment. That means reforming criminal justice so we don't warehouse young, non-violent offenders with hardened criminals so that the only skills they learn are those they'll use against us.
Source: 2015 Louisiana Governor campaign website, DavidVitter.com , Aug 11, 2015

Voted YES on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism.

Amendment to set up a task force on counter-terrorism and drug interdiction and allow military personnel to help patrol U.S. borders.
Bill HR 2586 ; vote number 2001-356 on Sep 25, 2001

Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC.

Vote to pass a bill that provides $429.1 million in funds for the District of Columbia and approves the District's $6.8 billion budget. Among other provisions, the bill prohibits the use of federal funds for needle exchange programs, prohibits implementing an approved ballot initiative to legalize the medicinal use of marijuana.
Reference: Bill sponsored by Istook, R-OK; Bill HR 3064 ; vote number 1999-504 on Oct 14, 1999

Other candidates on Drugs: David Vitter on other issues:
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Bobby Jindal
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Bill Cassidy
Mary Landrieu
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