Saturday, January 23, 2010

Supreme Court Overturns Corporate Campaign Spending Ban 

In a 5-4 decision the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on First Amendment grounds that Congress may not bar corporations and unions from using their own money to make expenditures to support or oppose candidates for office. Justice Stevens wrote a 90 page dissent: http://www.supremecourtus.gov/opinions/09pdf/08-205.pdf

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