A major architectural organization said it opposes a new congressional initiative to do away with
The American Institute of Architects issued a statement on Sunday voicing opposition to the initiative. "Representative Bishop's legislation allows
"It is nothing more than an effort to intimidate the innovative thinking for which our profession is recognized at home and around the globe. We intend to vigorously oppose it."
The L.A.-based architect has altered his initial design following complaints from the family.
"This legislation will help address funding concerns and will offer alternative designs for consideration," Bishop said in the proposal.