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    Given that the U.S. has 50 separate state legislatures, a single national organization like ALEC can syndicate model legislation across the country. There's a form of corruption which consists not...

    Given that the U.S. has 50 separate state legislatures, a single national organization like ALEC can syndicate model legislation across the country.

    There's a form of corruption which consists not in bribery, but in granting the "favor" of unpaid effort. Legislators' staffs may be overloaded and are definitely underpaid;l. Having a well-funded organization with lots of lawyers to generate boilerplate legislation must come as a tremendous relief.

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