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 […]
In 2010 the Supreme Court restored the First Amendment protection of political speech in Citizens United v. FEC. In the two years that followed, the case has come under constant assault from liberal politicians and liberal special interest groups. The rights and principles restored by the Citizens United decision are again before the Court. American […]