Thursday, September 11, 2014

GOP Blocks Amendment To Eradicate The 1st Amendment

The lapdog media is reporting what just happened as a move by Republicans to kill "campaign finance reform," but don't believe everything you read. The legislation, put forward by hard-left Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) would have granted Congress broad and sweeping power to determine what does and does not constitute free speech.

(KRWG) Today, U.S. Senator Tom Udall led the Senate in rallying historic support for a constitutional amendment on campaign finance. The amendment, S.J. Res. 19, won 54 votes, a majority of the Senate, but failed to reach the 60 votes needed to overcome the Republican filibuster and advance to a final vote.

An outspoken critic of the U.S. Supreme Court’s controversial Citizens United and McCutcheon decisions, Udall introduced his constitutional amendment last June to make it clear in the Constitution that Congress and the states have the authority to regulate campaign finance.

The amendment would effectively reverse the Court’s 1976 ruling in Buckley v. Valeo, which first equated money and speech, as well as subsequent decisions, including Citizens United and McCutcheon. Udall issued the following statement...

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  1. In the same way that the corporate court trampled the first amendment?

    I do not think so.

    There MUST be action taken to reverse all of the wide open atrocities of the corporate court's campaign finance debacles.

  2. some of the comments ,are in my view ,they did not understand the impact nor, did they read the amendment , it implied that it would follow the constitution , mark Levin ,said that it would not , follow the constitution, and you would not be able to say anything bad about any elected official, research it .


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