The notorious American Legislative Exchange Council is meeting in Chicago, and the city’s mighty protest warriors are in effect: writes Micah Uetricht today on the Nation website, “A crowd of forty protesters took over the lobby of the Palmer Hotel on Monday, with six people arrested as religious, environmental, and labor activists denounced ALEC. A group of several dozen hoodie-wearing protesters staged a die-in at the hotel this morning, noting the group’s role in spreading ‘Stand Your Ground’ laws that helped protect George Zimmerman after shooting unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin, a mass rally has been called for Thursday organized by the Chicago Federation of Labor, and other actions are expected throughout the week. ”


One thought on “ALEC’s Illegal Past?

  1. Reblogged this on digger666 and commented:
    ALEC not only operated under the radar for many years, but also outside legal restraints, flouting the laws as it built its influence behind the scenes. Well, no more; they’ve been flushed into public view the last few years and can no longer count on anonymity.


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