Why Care About McCutcheon?

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Author(s) Mark Bittman
Source The New York Times
Date April 22, 2014
URL http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/23/opinion/bittman-why-care-about-mccutcheon.html
Quotes-start.png The Federal Election Commission believes, as do most Americans, that campaign spending limits help keep elections more fair; ideally your vote should have no less impact than that of someone with a hundred or a thousand times your income. But the majority of Supreme Court members don’t see it that way; they believe that campaign finance limits restrict “free speech.” This is the same argument used to defend the marketing of junk food to children. Quotes-end.png

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This item argues against the position Supreme Court voted correctly on the topic McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission.