The Texas Incumbent Protection Act Sits on Rick Perry’s Desk

 

As you probably know, the Obama Administration has received a great deal of heat and well-deserved criticism for trying to force politically-active 501(c)(4) non-profits to disclose the identity of their donors.

 

What you may not know is that a Texas bill to accomplish the same thing* is now sitting on Gov. Perry’s desk–and he’s actually considering signing it.

 

(*-To be fair, there is at least one difference: the Texas bill specifically exempts labor unions and affiliates. Lovely, eh?)

 

 

Via the Texas Tribune:

 

SB 346, by state Sen. Kel Seliger, R-Amarillo, would force tax-exempt, politically active nonprofits that fall under section 501(c)(4) of the tax code — the part that oversees groups involved i

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