The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is not a legal lobby organization, but a corporativist think tank funded by hundreds of organizations to skew American laws in their favor. Secretly behind the closed doors of ALEC, corporations vote on amendments and changes to US law to directly benfit their business and boos profits, regardless of the effects on society, ecology, and the average American family. Along with US legislators, these corporations fund ALEC, are members on its boards, and vote to approve “model” bills with the legislators - all but one being conservative Republicans - then bring home and introduce in statehouses across the land as their own ideas and important public property innovations. Of course, never disclosing the corporations that actually crafted the bills.
ALEC boasts that it has over 1,000 of these bills introduced by legislative members every year, with one in every five of them enacted into law. During the 1999-2000 legislative cycle, ALEC legislators introduced more than 3100 pieces of legislation and more than 450 of these were enacted.
ALEC is a dangerous ruse that hundreds of big corporations and trade associations are using to advance their profit-first agendas, legislative loopholes, and “legal” crimes by rewriting the historic laws of America.
Learn more about how a few hundred millionaires are making unfair laws that negatively effect hundreds of thousands of Americans at www.alecexposed.org
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