Brian Atkins wrote:
> What about organizations like Cato institute- are they not non-profit? Or
> do they only spew research info and do no actual lobbying?
> As I understand it, they position themselves more as an information
> and research resource in oreder to spread their worthy memes on
> capitol hill. Apparently that is ok.
I've been a member of CPSR (cpsr.org) for quite a while, and they're
non-profit, and appear before congress and state legislators occasionally.
The line they're required to toe says they can't take a position on current
legislation. They can advocate policies, present informative seminars, and
do other things that look similar to lobbying as long as they don't cross
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