Show: Local Impact

Episode: Citizens United v United States Citizens 006

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Episode Description:

The First Amendment to the United States Constitution was designed to protect the free speech rights of people, not corporations.

Guests: John Bonifaz - Director, Free Speech for People, Pam Wilmot - Director, Common Cause Massachusetts, and Senator Jamie Eldridge discuss the recent Supreme Court decision Citizens United v FEC that may have the most deleterious effect on democracy in our lifetime, weakening campaign finance laws and expanding the power of corporations.

A fascinating discussion of possible legislation and a constitutional amendment are also included as avenues to protect the voice of people in their own government.

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Date SD Episode Video Uploaded: Wednesday, March 17, 2010 - 22:52

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