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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