Pharmaceutical giant Johnson and Johnson announced todaythat they are dropping their membership from the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).

Johnson and Johnson has been facing mounting pressure following a push from Color of Change and other progressive groups to leave the conservative agenda-setting group.

Other groups that have dropped ALEC include: WalmartAmazon.comCoca-ColaPepsiCo,KraftWendy’sMars, Inc.Arizona Public Service, the National Board for Professional Teaching StandardsScantron, The National Association of Charter School AuthorizersKaplanProcter & GambleYum! Brandsfive Pennsylvania legislatorsBlue Cross/Blue ShieldReed Elsevier,American Traffic SolutionsIntuit, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

h/t: Annie-Rose Strasser at Think Progress Justice

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