09 Mar '12, 11am

Meet The Anti-Choice ALEC | Care2 Causes

Meet The Anti-Choice ALEC | Care2 Causes

Republicans insist there is no war on women, yet a new report from the Sunlight Foundation confirms a deliberate, concerted strategy to push ultrasound legislation across the states. And the anti-abortion Americans United for Life (AUL) proudly confirms it’s behind the assault. The group authored a model bill called “The Woman’s Ultrasound Right to Know Act” that serves as the “inspiration” for many of the ultrasound bills currently under consideration in over a dozen states. Sound familiar? It should. It’s the same exact strategy the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) employes in pushing its privatization legislation. In its investigation the Sunlight Foundation used a technology called SuperFastMatch to compare the ultrasound bills pending across the country and the model bill drafted by AUL. The analysis showed text matching in all 13 bills with some bills mor...

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