The controversy around the shooting of Trayvon Martin has spotlighted a powerful but little-known legislative lobby group called the American Legislative Exchange Council. As we focus on Stand Your Ground laws, we shouldn’t lose sight of the breadth of ALEC’s damage around the country.
Gov. Rick Scott has created a task force to review the controversial "Stand Your Ground" law, the law behind which George Zimmerman hid after shooting and killing unarmed teen Trayvon Martin. He revealed the members of the task forc... Read Post
When the story of Trayvon Martin’s killing first made national news, attention quickly turned to the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) — a conservative group with corporate backing that crafts model legislation and recrui... Read Post