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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Withdraws Support From ALEC

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Following Kraft, Pepsi, Coca-Cola, and Intuit, another influential sponsor of ALEC has withdrawn its support from the right-wing corporate front group. Roll Call reports: The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation today became the latest backer to withdraw financial support for the American Legislative Exchange Council. A foundation spokesman told Roll Call that it does not plan to make future grants to the conservative nonprofit, which has come under fire from progressive activists for its support of voter identification laws and other contentious measures.

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... was involved with ALEC in the first place is t... by JimZ on Tuesday, Apr 10, 2012 at 2:53:21 PM
So we don't need voter identification laws, huh?Wh... by Skeptic1 on Tuesday, Apr 10, 2012 at 11:12:46 PM