Ruling opens door for corporate money feeding frenzy

Expect a corporate money feeding frenzy in Washington D.C. (more so than usual, that is):

A federal judge in Virginia has ruled that the U.S. law banning direct corporate contributions to candidates is unconstitutional, the first such ruling since the Supreme Court’s 2010 decision giving corporations and unions a bigger role in campaign spending. (Washington Post)

This is one of the first major ramifications of the horribly misguided Citizens United ruling. Because the Citizens United ruling is basically law written by the Supreme Court, the most certain way to override it is with an amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Groups like Move to Amend are working to do just that. Please take a moment to check out their site to learn more about the issue and support their efforts.


Read the decision

Citizens United decision

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