Consumers put enough of a lean on Kraft Foods that it's giving up its relationship with the American Legislative Exchange Council, a conservative lobbying group that has backed voter ID and "stand your ground" laws. Coca-Cola also recently split with the group. The Chicago Tribune cites a statement from Kraft that said it "made the decision not to renew" its expiring ALEC membership.
Earlier today, McDonald’s revealed that it has broken ties with the American Legislative Exchange Council, the conservative group that was recently ditched by Kraft, Pepsi, Coca-Cola, and Intuit, and the Gates Foundation: The fast f... Read Post
Coca-ColaCo.andKraft Foods Inc.bowed to consumer pressure this week and cut ties with the American Legislative Exchange Council, a conservative lobbying group that has recently backed controversial voter ID and so-called “stand your... Read Post
The American Legislative Exchange Council, the corporate-sponsored lobbying group whose push for "stand your ground" gun laws and voter ID legislation ignited grassroots protests, announced Tuesday that it is getting out of the soci... Read Post