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Elliott Negin: ALEC’s Other ‘Deadly Force’ Campaign to Kill Climate Initiatives | The Huffington Post

The relatively unknown American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) got a black eye recently when news stories revealed it was a prime mover of “Stand Your Ground” laws in Florida and 24 other states that temporarily shielded the man who shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. But the secretive group’s influence in statehouses goes a lot further than deadly force, self-defense laws. Since ...

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Protesters Spotlight Corporate Influence in State Politics at ALEC Annual Meeting | Common Dreams via PRWatch

A group of 100 or so protesters, who on Friday afternoon marched on the Marriott hotel in New Orleans, LA, where corporate lobbyists were voting with state lawmakers on “model” legislation at the American Legislative Exchange Council’s (ALEC) 38th Annual Meeting. The protest, organized in part by LSU’s Student Labor Action Project, the Defend Ohio Campaign, and activists from across ...

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