WATCH: How do groups like ALEC threaten our democracy and civil rights?

by Cassady Sharp

December 5, 2013

Activists hold up a "Koch Brothers, Dirty Money" banner during continued protests in Madison, Wisconsin February 26, 2011. The banner calls attention to the financial influence brother David and Robert Koch have wielded in the state stalemate on the Governor's union busting, collective bargaining legislation Photo by Stephen Carrera/Greenpeace

© Stephen Carrera/Greenpeace

The American Legislative Exchange Council is an organization funded by powerful corporate members including the Koch Brothers, and is operative in passing dangerous state legislation including Florida's Stand Your Ground Law.
Cassady Sharp

By Cassady Sharp

Cassady is a media officer at Greenpeace USA covering the Arctic, climate change and corporate influence over politics.

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