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Wisconsin's Scott Walker Trusts Teachers with Guns, But Not Collective Bargaining

The divisive governor believes more guns are the answer.

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ALEC is also an organization through which corporate interests have pushed anti-union legislation, most recently in Michigan,  where legislators copied the ALEC Right to Work Act almost word-for-word

But with the latest school shooting prompting unions like AFT to put their weight behind gun control, ALEC now is not the only place where union rights and gun issues intersect. 

And unions will not be the only ones to note the absurdity of responding to gun violence with more guns, particularly by putting them in the hands of the same teachers who some public officials believe cannot be allowed to collectively bargain. 

 

Brendan Fischer is general counsel for the Center for Media and Democracy, publisher of PR Watch.

 
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