The Supreme Court showed Friday it won't let states defy its ruling in the Citizens United case, which gave corporations a right to spend freely on election campaigns. The justices put on hold enforcement of a Montana election law. On Dec. 30, Montana's high court declared it was refusing to follow Citizens United as a binding precedent and instead affirmed Montana's 100-year-old anti-corruption law that forbids corporation political spending.
The Supreme Court struck down a Montana ban on corporate political money, with the result being that that the controversial 2010 Citizens United ruling applies to state and local elections. The court broke in?American Tradition Part... Read Post
Justices of the Montana Supreme Court The Montana Supreme Court, let's be clear, did not quite overturn Citizens United last week. Its 5-2 decision did uphold a ban in Montana state races on corporations funding independent expendit... Read Post