Thursday, July 26, 2012

ALEC Undermines Representative Democracy

Great article out of Utah this morning:

Excellent read for those of us who know about the ALEC 
– excellent read for those learning about the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).

A VERY important snip from the article:

ALEC and its supporters charge that any ALEC bill goes through the same public process as any other bill. That is, on its face, true. However, with 800-900 bills being passed in each 45-day legislative session, the majority of which are pushed through in the closing two weeks of the session, one can easily see that the legislators themselves have precious little time to understand the plethora of bills that they are being asked to consider, let alone the general public having the time to do so.

Read the whole thing >>>>HERE<<<<.

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