Latest Developments

Oral Argument Before the Montana Supreme Court

Led by Free Speech For People, a coalition including two national business networks and two local Montana businesses, filed a friend-of-the-court brief before the Montana Supreme Court on April 29, 2011, in the case of Western Tradition Partnership, Inc. v. State of Montana. In October 2010, a state judge hearing the case in Helena, Montana, struck down Montana’s Corrupt Practices Act, applying the US Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United. Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock has appealed that judge’s opinion to the state’s highest court.
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Take Back the American Dream Conference

Join FSFP Director and Co-Founder, John Bonifaz, along with Marge Baker, Executive Vice President for Policy and Program at People for the American Way, Bob Edgar, President and CEO of Common Cause, Nick Penniman, Democracy Fund, and Ilyse Hogue, Media Matters, for a breakout session at the Take Back the American Dream Conference organized by
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Congresswoman Donna Edwards Introduces an Amendment

Conresswoman Donna Edwards, with Judiciary Committee Ranking Member, Representative John Conyers, has reintroduced a Constitutional amendment, HJ RES 78. The proposed amendment would reverse the Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. FEC, allowing for corporations to spend unlimited amounts of money to influence elections. Per Congresswoman Edwards, “Justice John Paul Stevens warned that the Supreme Court’s ruling in
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