Conservative Lobbying Group Loses Support, Switches Tactics

Your Take: ColorOfChange.org’s Rashad Robinson on how the advocacy group ALEC is paying for its push for “Stand your ground” laws.

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We’ll continue to keep a careful eye on ALEC’s contributors. We urge both the Prodigal Son companies to stay away from ALEC and the remaining corporate members to cut their funding.

Although these companies have every right to be a part of ALEC’s destructive game, they should know that we have every intention of making sure there will be consequences.

Rashad Robinson is executive director of ColorOfChange.org, the nation's largest online civil rights organization. Follow ColorOfChange.org on Twitter.

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Rashad Robinson is executive director of ColorOfChange.org, the nation’s largest online civil rights organization. Follow ColorOfChange.org on Twitter.

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