Hello Northern Virginians!
We will be having a public meeting at 10am on Saturday, April 28th at the City of Fairfax Regional Library (10360 North Street, Fairfax).
On the agenda will be:
Ways to support Joe Galdo – Green candidate for Congress 11th district
Ways to support Jill Stein – candidate for the Green Party presidential nomination.
Current issues: ALEC, Move To Amend, and more!
Looking forward to seeing you there!
ALEC is a corporate funded right wing think tank that writes model-legislation for its pet state legislators to push through. These laws result in: Voter suppression, weakened product safety laws, weakened environmental laws, and weakened labor laws. Basically, ALEC puts the CEO’s, Wall Street, and profit above everything else, every time.
Here is an important article about how the public backlash against this naked corporate power grab is beginning to have an effect! Major corporations are abandoning ALEC. Lets keep up the pressure.
If officials at the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) are superstitious, Monday was probably a pretty frightening day. The right-wing group that has helped advance voter suppression efforts lost its thirteenth major corporate back in just a few weeks and found itself facing a complaint filed with the Internal Revenue Service.
Procter & Gamble officials confirmed that they were not renewing their membership with ALEC in a statement to Color of Change, which has led a boycott against the group