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Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission 558 U.S. 310 (20...

wikipedia - 08 Nov 2016
Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission 558 U.S. 310 (2010) is a U.S. constitutional law and corporate law case dealing with the regulation of campaign spending by organizations. The United States Supreme Court held (5–4) on 21 January 2010 that freedom of speech prohibited the government from restricting independent political expenditures by a nonprofit corporation. The principles articulated by the Supreme Court in the case have also been extended to for-profit corporations, labor unions and
citizens united v. fec

Debate Recap: Citizens United Ballot Question

WBUR - 19 Oct 2018
Radio Boston hosted a debate Thursday on Question 2, which would create a citizen commission of 15 people that would research and recommend a constitutional amendment to overturn the Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. FEC. Here's a recap ...
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Citizens United is fueling outsider candidates

Vox - 08 Oct 2018
In Citizens United v. FEC, the Supreme Court ruled that it is unconstitutional to restrict PACs from using independent expenditures to overtly advocate for or against a candidate through Election Day. That and the DC Circuit Court ruling in SpeechNow ...
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Anti-Corporate Personhood Campaign Backed by Leftists

The New American - 13 Oct 2018
“Flying under the radar” is a national movement to amend the Constitution to overturn the 2010 Supreme Court decision, Citizens United v. FEC, which held political spending by corporations or unions a form of protected free speech. The conservative ...
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Vote for You, Vote YES on Question 2

The Landmark - 17 Oct 2018
In 2010, the Supreme Court decided on Citizens United v. FEC and essentially gave corporations and special interests the same constitutional rights as citizens. And in 1976, the case Buckley v. Valeo affirmed that money is free speech. The combination ...
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How Brett Kavanaugh will change the Supreme Court

The Economist - 10 Oct 2018
Justice Kennedy voted to make George W. Bush president in Bush v Gore (2000), ease campaign-finance regulations in Citizens United v FEC (2008) and gut the Voting Rights Act in Shelby County v Holder (2013). In his 30th and final term, Justice Kennedy ...
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Locals share both sides of nurse staffing debate

The Salem News - 05 Oct 2018
The group would push a constitutional amendment to overturn the Supreme Court decision on campaign finance in Citizens United v. FEC. If it passes, state officials would appoint 15 people to a commission, which would research the campaign finance ...
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OUR VIEW -- Exercise your right to vote

MetroWest Daily News - 14 Oct 2018
Question 2 would create a citizen commission to recommend potential amendments to the United States Constitution to establish that corporations do not have the same constitutional rights (Citizens United v. FEC Supreme Court decision on campaign ...
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Free speech group sues state ahead of November election

Sioux Falls Argus Leader - 09 Oct 2018
The group has supported challenges to restrictive campaign finance laws, including the Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United v. FEC ruling, which struck down prohibitions against corporations and unions from making independent expenditures for election ...
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The partisan hackery of the Supreme Court

The Week Magazine - 08 Oct 2018
First with Bush v. Gore, they installed their preferred partisan candidate in the presidency, with logic so twisted the decision itself said it should not be cited as precedent. Then with Citizens United v. FEC, they allowed near-unlimited corporate ...
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Residents to discuss ballot questions

The Daily News of Newburyport - 02 Oct 2018
Question 2 would create a citizen commission on limiting election spending and corporate rights. The group would push a constitutional amendment to overturn the Supreme Court decision on campaign finance in Citizens United v. FEC, according to the state.
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In Our View: Shed Light on 'Dark Money'

The Columbian - 24 Sep 2018
The issue can be traced to the Supreme Court's 2010 decision in Citizens United v. FEC, which allowed nonprofit organizations such as Crossroads to spend unlimited amounts of money to directly advocate for or against political candidates or issues.

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