A. Barton Hinkle on How the Citizens United Backlash Threatens Basic Rights


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Last week Illinois became the 14th state to endorse a constitutional amendment aimed at reversing Citizens United, the 2010 Supreme Court ruling which held that corporations and unions may spend money to speak their minds about political candidates. As A. Barton Hinkle explains, the misguided backlash against this ruling threatens to undermine all of our rights.