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Bossie: “We Will Appeal This Decision To Preserve Our First Amendment Rights”

Washington, DC — Citizens United President David N. Bossie released the following statement after Citizens United was denied a preliminary injunction in Citizens United v. Gessler: “We are disappointed by the district court’s decision denying our motion for a preliminary injunction, which leaves in place Colorado’s discriminatory disclosure and disclaimer requirements. As we did in […]

Bossie: “The First Amendment Is Preserved Yet Again”

Washington, DC — Citizens United President David N. Bossie released the following statement following the defeat of S.J. Res. 19, a proposed constitutional amendment by Senator Tom Udall of New Mexico that would have overturned the landmark Supreme Court case Citizens United v. FEC. “The First Amendment is preserved yet again, ensuring all Americans are […]

Citizens United Files Lawsuit Against Colorado Secretary of State

Washington, DC – Citizens United has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado against Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler which challenges the application of Colorado’s campaign finance regulatory regime to the documentary film, Rocky Mountain Heist. Citizens United is currently in production with plans to release the film […]

Bossie: Colorado Infringing On Citizens United’s First Amendment Rights

Washington, DC — Citizens United President David N. Bossie released the following statement concerning the decision of the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office determining that Citizens United’s forth coming documentary film does not fall within the scope of the campaign finance law’s exemptions for the news media and ordinary business activity. “Although we are disappointed […]

Washington Examiner: Fed appeal panel says Citizens United might end Obamacare’s HHS mandate

Citizens United, the 2010 Supreme Court ruling that bolstered political speech against campaign finance reform limitations, may also mean trouble for Obamacare’s contraception coverage mandate, according to the second-highest court in the country. Attorneys for Francis and Philip Gilardi argued that the Gilardis should not be required to provide contraception to their employees because it […]

L.A. Times: A mythical Citizens United is the liberals’ Obamacare

Jimmy Kimmel got some yucks from his audience the other night when he sent faux pollsters out to ask ordinary Americans which they preferred: “Obamacare” or the Affordable Care Act. Of course, they’re one and the same, but that didn’t stop interviewees from criticizing Obamacare but praising the Affordable Care Act. A presumably more scientific […]

NewsMax – Citizens United Chief: Resentful Obama Wants ‘Absolute Power’

David Bossie, chairman of Citizens United — which President Barack Obama has repeatedly blamed for many of Washington’s problems — says the commander-in-chief is frustrated because he wants “absolute power.” “He hates Citizens United, he hates our organization, he knows that we are responsible for the House of Representatives’ not being under Democratic control, or […]

ABC News: Obama Has ‘No Patience’ for IRS’ Targeting Conservatives

David Bossie, executive director of Citizen’s United, the organization that brought the case against the FEC, said the new information should prompt a full congressional investigation. “The IRS clearly saw the Citizens United case as a catalyst to go after conservative groups in the lead-up to President Obama’s re-election,” Bossie said in a statement. “The […]

NPR: The Political Perils Of Citing America’s Peculiar Institution

Citing American slavery to make a point about contemporary politics can be downright tricky business, as some public figures have recently learned firsthand. Take Rep. Ed Markey, a Massachusetts Democrat who’s running for the Senate seat previously held by Secretary of State John Kerry. He caused a kerfuffle by citing, in the same breath, the […]