Across the country, state lawmakers have pushed forward bills to lower democratic participation. State after state have adopted laws that criminalize voter registration drives, limit the ability of low-income people and college students to vote, and otherwise restrict qualified voters from casting a ballot.
As Republic Report revealed earlier this week, the controversial purge of Florida voters is tied to a slush fund of secret cash from corporate executive bents on spending $1 billion in political funds this year. The shadowy American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) helped advance anti-voter laws until a mass exodus of its corporate members forced the group to retreat. But there’s evidence that big business is getting involved in the act from other sources as well.
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