Daily Archives: November 25, 2014

Citizens’ Ballot Initiative Another Casualty of Citizens United Decision

Jeff Clements of Free Speech For People is featured on TruthOut commenting on the new Gilded Age created in the wake of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling. Not until the 20th century, did “we the people” have access to ballot initiatives as a tool for democracy. The unlimited corporate campaign spending resulting directly from Citizens United continues to threaten our power to enact reasonable spending rules and to return our Constitutional rights to human beings, not corporations. More »

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