ALEC members are dropping like flies

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More than a dozen corporate members have dropped their membership since April – and now mostly Democratic state lawmakers are fleeing ALEC. Since last week – 28 legislators cancelled their ALEC memberships – including four Nebraska legislators just yesterday. One Nebraska State Senator – Heath Mello – commented on ALEC saying, “They’ve become very extreme on a lot of issues. I don’t want to be used as a political pawn.” “Very extreme” is an understatement.

ALEC is dismantling our democracy with Voter ID laws – poisoning our air and water with anti-EPA laws – and increasing murders around the country with Shoot First laws. Let’s keep up the pressure on Koch brother-funded corporatocracy.

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http://www.thomhartmann.com/users/telliottmbamsc/blog/2012/05/boycott-list-alec-member-corporations

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