Citizens United Legislation May Be Introduced This Week

Politico published a memorandum circulated to Congressional Democratic aides about the Citizens United legislation that may be introduced next week.

Contrary to the spin from the legislation’s supporters, onerous disclosure requirements designed to chill political speech are vulnerable under the First Amendment. ¬†This happens when disclosure requirements no longer serve the important purpose of informing the general public and crossover to being nothing more than a barrier to political speech that chills associational and speech rights.

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