Scalise Pulls SOPA Sponsorship

Louisiana GOP Congressman Steve Scalise (District 1) late today announced he will be removing his name as a sponsor to the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA).

From Communications Director Stephen Bell:

Congressman Scalise is committed to stopping online piracy, and will be removing his name from SOPA while he works to ensure that the freedom of the internet is preserved.

Lincoln Parish News Online (LPNO) earlier today noted Scalise’s sponsorship of the controversial bill. LPNO’s story was carried on two of Louisiana’s leading online news-sites, The Dead Pelican and The Hayride.

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