February 23, 2012

Rally Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Reconsider Citizens United Decision

Today, an especially sunny and warm day in Washington, D.C., citizens rallied on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court to let the court know that it’s time to overturn its 2010 Citizens United decision, which opened the door for unlimited corporate spending in political races. This comes on the heels of the court’s decision to overturn a Montana ban on corporate campaign donations, followed by two justices announcing that they want to reconsider Citizens United.

United Republic joined up with partners including Free Speech for People, the Coffee Party, and Common Cause to lead the flash rally. The turnout was definitely enthusiastic: