The bill, the "Critical Infrastructure Protection Act," being pushed by ALEC around the country makes it a felony for protestors to trespass on energy company property, such as pipelines, refineries, and power plants.
ALEC has remained conspicuously silent about the dangerous and racist statements and ties of its legislative leaders.
Now the inspiration is coming back across the Atlantic, and European teens will soon be joined by a mobilization of American high school students who will demand action from one of the world’s worst polluters, the United States of America.
“To be taking the work of climate deniers at this time is unconscionable."
A breakdown of ALEC’s menu of policy proposals at the New Orleans conference.
Over the last few years, ExxonMobil has come under fire numerous times for lobbying in the UK against electric vehicles, funding Congress and corporate lobby groups to deny climate change, and knowingly misleading the public about the reality of the issue.
Instead, Koch and its allies are working hard to pass laws that run out the clock.
“Good laws already exist to protect property without this chilling impact on free speech.”