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SC strikes down campaign finance laws

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Political Commentary

The Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, ruled that campaign contributions are a form of free speech and therefore cannot be subject to regulation. This will strike down the laws which have been passed over several decades to limit contributions from individuals and corporations. First, I absolutely agree. If I want to give money, I should be able to do so, and I feel the same about businesses or any form of group action. Critics […]