Posted on April 1, 2014 (April 2, 2014) Share: The Supreme Court has Ruled that "Gnomes Are People Too" citing the 2010 Citizens United court decision. Clipping of the article from the Daily News below. April Fools! Although the idea of corporations as people (which did truly come from the 2010 Citizens United ruling) seems like an ever lasting April Fools joke, it’s not. Learn more.