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A staff member picks up a picture of a gun during a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill on Jan. 30, 2013 in Washington.

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A staff member picks up a picture of a gun during a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill on Jan. 30, 2013 in Washington.

Gun-Rule Advocates Take Aim at NRA-Associated Companies

Following the blueprint of a campaign to get companies to end their support of the American Legislative Exchange Council, advocacy groups with ties to Moveon.org are pressuring corporations such as Cigna, Hertz Global Holdings and Wyndham Worldwide to sever their connections...

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A John Deere display in Zanesville, Ohio.

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A John Deere display in Zanesville, Ohio.

Corporate Exodus Continues From Policy Group

Five more companies are ending financial support for the American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC. That’s according to the civil rights group leading an effort to get corporations to withdraw from the public-policy organization that has championed “Stand Your Ground”...

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