When President Obama and his then Solicitor General Elena Kagan failed miserably in Citizens United v. FEC, it was Kagan who tried to stem the damage already done by the Governments’ argument that they could ban books and thus political speech. Solicitor General Kagan was the face of Obama’s ultimate failure in Citizens United. That […]
Montana Supreme Court
Washington, DC — Citizens United President David N. Bossie issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court summarily reverses the Montana Supreme Court’s decision in American Tradition Partnership, Inc. v. Bullock. “Another win for the First Amendment,” said David N. Bossie, President of Citizens United.
The Supreme Court on Monday struck down Montana’s attempt to limit campaign contributions, citing the Citizens United ruling that opened the floodgates for unlimited corporate campaign spending. The 5-4 ruling was made on partisan lines, with the conservative majority voting to summarily dismiss the Montana case without oral arguments. At issue was whether Montana elections […]
Citizens United, the conservative advocacy group that won the 2010 ruling freeing corporations and labor unions to spend freely to influence elections for President and Congress, has urged the Supreme Court to protect that decision by overturning — without briefing or hearing — a Montana Supreme Court decision that went the opposite way. Accusing the […]