TITLE

Is the Citizens United Decision Hurting Democracy?

PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
U.S. News Digital Weekly;9/24/2010, Vol. 2 Issue 38, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author comments on whether the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court on the case Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission affects U.S. democracy. In the case, the Court ruled that companies can spend money on political campaigns. The author believes that the ruling does not affect democracy in the country, but rather it allows organizations to spend freely on political speech. He also says that the money at issue will fund speech, not candidates.
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53987581

 

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