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Matt Vespa

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February 13, 2013 - 7:23 am

Roy Beck, the Executive Director for NumbersUSA, posted an interesting update yesterday showing that the number of people signing his anti-amnesty petition has surpassed the one spearheaded by Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-New York) and the Gang of Eight.

Sen. Schumer’s PRO-amnesty petition had a big day today and seems to be picking up momentum. But the nation’s top ANTI-amnesty petition has even more momentum. My great thanks to all of you who were part of adding more than 30,000 new signers today! For the first time, the ANTI-amnesty petition has more signers than the one backing the Gang of Eight’s PRO-amnesty plan.

As of 9 p.m. Monday:

69,458 signers of NumbersUSA ANTI-amnesty petition

53,172 signers of Schumer’s PRO-amnesty petition supporting Gang of Eight

We’re in a public relations battle with Sen. Schumer (D-NY) who started his petition a week earlier than us to show the media that there is overwhelming support among the public for the bi-partisan Gang of Eight’s proposal to immediately give amnesty and U.S. work permits to 11 million illegal aliens.

 

Matt Vespa is a conservative blogger who contributes to CNS News, RedState, Noodle Pundit, and was formerly with Hot Air's GreenRoom.

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