Right-Wing Operatives At Abramoff-linked NCPPR Take Up ALEC's Voter Suppression AgendaQuicklink submitted by Amanda Lang Permalink
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|Just as the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) tried to distance itself from its role pushing parts of the NRA's gun agenda and making it more difficult for American citizens to vote, a controversial right-wing operation has announced that it will step in to help carry forward the 'voter ID' agenda. The 'National Center for Public Policy Research' (NCPPR) announced Wednesday that it will form a 'Voter Identification Task Force.' This comes in response to ALEC's announcement Tuesday that it will dismantle its 'Public Safety and Elections Task Force' through which corporate lobbyists and elected officials voted behind closed doors to approve 'model' legislation that creates obstacles to American citizens voting through restrictive voter ID bills, as well as other damaging legislation, such as reckless gun laws that have been cited to protect violent vigilantes from...|
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