NRA expands its role from fight for gun rights to conservative causes
April 6th, 2012
05:27 PM ET
2 years ago

NRA expands its role from fight for gun rights to conservative causes

Washington (CNN) - This week, Coca-Cola and Kraft announced they are pulling their corporate memberships from a conservative group that was behind the spread of "stand your ground" laws like the one highlighted in Florida by the Trayvon Martin case.

The American Legislative Executive Council, also known as ALEC, is getting attention lately for its behind the scenes work pushing conservative legislation in the states.

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