At least 224 state lawmakers affiliated with the American Legislative Exchange Council are enrolled in one or more far-right Facebook group.
Voters Have No Role to Play in the Right’s Vision of a Constitutional Convention
CMD releases “Convention of State Politicians,” a new report documenting how a constitutional convention would give hand-picked GOP delegates supermajority control over any proposed amendments to the U.S. Constitution.
ALEC Opposes Roe, Teams up with Anti-Abortion Extremists
The American Legislative Exchange Council has taken a clear position in favor of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, and has teamed up with the political arm of the extremist anti-abortion movement to coach its legislative members on how to campaign on the issue.
How Mark Meadows’ nonprofit benefited from Trump’s ‘Big Ripoff’
The former North Carolina congressman and White House chief of staff, under investigation for registering to vote in three states, Meadows promoted lies about the 2020 presidential election that President Trump used to raise hundreds of millions of dollars from supporters.
Heritage Gives Award to Anti-LGBTQ Hate Group
The Heritage Foundation awarded an anti-LGBTQ hate group a major cash prize at its annual Resource Bank conference for developing a new tool that scores corporations based on their treatment of conservative Christian beliefs in their business practices, workplace, charitable giving, and political spending.
Buffalo Murderer’s Manifesto Cites White Nationalist Groups Bankrolled by DonorsTrust
The racist terrorist who killed 10 Black people last month drew his extreme ideas from hate groups VDARE and American Renaissance, among others.
MAGA Still Holds Sway in AG Primary Races
Results from Tuesday’s primaries and runoffs make clear that MAGA candidates for state attorney general are still popular among Republican voters—even if not every Trump-backed candidate came out on top.
Right-Wing Families Bankroll Most Extreme GOP Candidates Nationwide
Billionaires such as the Uihleins, the Hillmans, and the Toppers are funding the most far-right politicians in the country, including several affiliated with white nationalists.
Christian Right to Redeploy Astroturf Strategy Used in Virginia to Win Midterms
At the February meeting of the Council for National Policy, Christian Right activists and donors got a gloating tutorial in astroturfing from rightwing operatives in Virginia who helped Republicans make big political gains there in the 2021 election.
Don’t Say Roe
At its most recent meeting, members of the secretive Council for National Policy strategized about effective anti-abortion spin for gaining ground in the midterms.