On the campaign trail she has restated she is all for amending the Constitution to overturn the Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United.
“I would consider supporting an amendment among these lines that would prevent the abuse of our political system by excessive amounts of money if there is no other way to deal with the Citizen’s United decision,” she is quoted as saying.
There are any number of stories recounting this, but few bother to recap what Citizens United was about. Yes, the ruling states the First Amendment protects the rights of corporations, unions and non-profits to spend money on political free speech.
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Mr. Mitchell publishes the 4TH ST8 Blog at www.4thst8.wordpress.com.