Five Pennsylvania Legislators Leave ALEC

Quicklink submitted by Amanda Lang     Permalink
Related Topic(s): ; ; ; ; ; , Add Tags

View Ratings | Rate It Headlined to H4 4/26/12

Become a Fan
  (9 fans)


Legislators Flee ALEC
(image by EN2008 for Flickr)

A grassroots campaign by Keystone Progress to encourage Pennsylvania legislators to publicly reject membership in the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is already yielding dividends. Five former members of the shadowy right-wing front group behind state laws restricting access to the ballot and 'stand your ground' gun laws have already said they have left ALEC. One of those, State Sen. John Pippy (R), is the former ALEC Pennsylvania state chair. Nationally, thirteen companies have announced they have severed ties with the 'stealth business lobbyist' organization. Zaid Jilani reports 28 lawmakers nationwide have quit ALEC this month.

Read the rest of the story HERE:




The time limit for entering new comments on this Quicklink has expired.

This limit can be removed. Our paid membership program is designed to give you many benefits, such as removing this time limit. To learn more, please click here.

Comments: Expand   Shrink   Hide  
No comments