Tuesday, February 23, 2010
Campaign Finance & the Supreme Court
In a 5-4 split, the Supreme Court ruled last month that corporations have the same First Amendment rights as individual citizens where campaign finance is concerned. The decision says that limiting corporate funding of independent political broadcasts in candidate elections is unconstitutional; it overrules established precedents and is predicted to drastically change the way elections are run. Join us on Tuesday when we talk about the new law and its implications for campaign funding.