Citizens United v. FEC Decision
This section provides articles discussing how the ruling affects corporate freedoms and the rights of individual citizens, as well as the amounts, types, sources and disclosure of money spent in our political process.
This article describes how the Supreme Court ruling on Citizens United was a wake-up call to look closely at how big money in politics is affecting government policy making.
This article reports examples of civil disobedience used to express dismay and anger over the influence of money in politics. Some poll results show the opinion of Americans about campaign financing since the 2010 Citizens United ruling.
The 2010 CITIZENS UNITED v FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION decision struck down most of the campaign finance legislation passed in the past 100 years. This articlee lists the changes in the interpretation of the First Amendment that the Court’s ruling instituted.