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Mandatory Planet-Wrecking

Right wing think tanks (like ALEC and TPPF) are pushing laws that would prevent state agencies from contracting with financial companies unless they prop up fossil fuels, and Texas has already signed into law an implementation of their model bill.

“Free trade, free speech for me but not for you” seems to be their motto. “Regulation, overreach for you but not for me”, their jam.

A blatant violation of NAACP v. Claiborne if you ask me.

Alex Kane has an essay on the origins of this family of bills.