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Blue Cross Blue Shield is 11th Corporation to Drop ALEC

 
 
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Today, the health insurance provider Blue Cross Blue Shield became the 11th major corporation to drop ALEC.  In the past few weeks, progressive organizations like Color of Change have pressured corporations to drop their support.

Think Progress reports :

Despite ALEC’s announcement this morning that they will shut down a task force focused on “non-economic” issues like voter suppression or “stand your ground” gun laws, another major corporation is leaving the right-wing organization. Today, Blue Cross Blue Shield became the 11th company to drop ALEC after pressure from progressive groups like Color of Change. See who the other 10 companies are here. Still, major corporations like AT&T and State Farm have yet to pull their support from the conservative group.

Read more about the recent flurry of corporations dropping support for ALEC here.

AlterNet / By Angela Lee

Posted at April 17, 2012, 12:06pm