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by Matthew Blake
Fri Sep 21, 2012

Corporate Personhood And The Move To Overturn Citizens United (VIDEO)

The 2010 U.S. Supreme Court case Citizens United v. the Federal Election Commission did not just increase money in politics. It galvanized a fierce backlash to federal campaign finance laws that, thanks to the ruling, acknowledged “corporate personhood” – the idea that corporations have the same First Amendment, and campaign contribution, rights as individuals.