Tag Archives: ALEC

DENVER: Hundreds Protest Education Sec. Betsy DeVos Ahead Of Speech To Far-Right Legislative Lobby Group

The Denver Post reports: Hundreds of people gathered at the Colorado statehouse Wednesday morning in protest of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and her Denver speech Thursday at the annual meeting of the American Legislative Exchange Council. “This needs to make a statement,” said Suzanne Ethredge, president of the Pueblo Education Association, a teachers union. Ethredge drove up from Pueblo with ...

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PFAW Vs Scott Walker

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John Oliver Breaks Down Influence On Legislatures By Right Wing Outfit ALEC

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TENNESSEE: State GOP Senator Intro’s Bill To Legalize Anti-Gay Discrimination

Tennessee GOP state Sen. Brian Kelsey has introduced a bill that would legalize anti-gay discrimination on the basis of “sincere religious beliefs.” Similar bills have recently been filed in several other states. From the text of Kelsey’s bill: Religion and Religious Organizations – As introduced, permits persons and religious or denominational organizations, based on sincere religious belief, to refuse to ...

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