Big companies and trade associations, including several in the medical field, have donated significantly to proponents of a bill that would remove transgender youth from their homes for receiving gender-affirming health care.
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A number of Fortune 500 companies and major trade associations have bankrolled the political careers of state legislators who promoted bills banning gender-affirming health care for minors and transgender women and girls in sports.
The Cedar Point Nursery case could have sweeping implications for business property rights, which explains why the right-wing Pacific Legal Foundation has taken the case and numerous other legal centers and think tanks financed by many of the same pro-corporate billionaires have weighed in.
While Trump and other Republicans attacked the 1619 Project in 2020 campaigns, right-wing think tanks and policy groups backed them up. Now GOP state lawmakers want to ban schools from teaching it.
A coalition of conservative groups funded by private foundations and donor-advised funds is denouncing a plan to make those foundations and funds pay out more of their endowments to charity.
Members of the influential Council for National Policy and the American Legislative Exchange Council's secretive elections working group doubled down on the same voter fraud fabrications that inspired the deadly Capitol insurrection.
While right-wing Americans were committing acts of terror, plotting to kidnap Democratic governors, and getting ready for a deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, the GOP and aligned groups were working overtime to portray racial justice protesters as anti-American terrorists to scare the pants off of voters.
The congresswoman has faced hostile questioning from senators during her confirmation for interior secretary. Some of them are personally invested in fossil fuels.
The groups are running misleading and racist ads against HHS nominee Xavier Becerra and DOJ nominee Vanita Gupta.
Mark Meckler, an ally of the Mercer family who co-founded the Tea Party Patriots and runs Convention of States Action, is one of two people currently in charge of the far-right social media app Parler.