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Business for Democracy and ASBC Lead Effort to Overturn Citizens United v. FEC

The Business for Democracy Campaign, which the American Sustainable Business Council is spearheading in partnership with Free Speech for People is tackling the compelling issue of corporate contributions to political campaigns.

The U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. FEC decision on January 21, 2010 allows corporations to spend unlimited funds to support or oppose candidates for political office, overturning campaign finance laws in place for decades. The Business for Democracy campaign is an initiative of business leaders and their companies who believe this ruling is in direct conflict with American democratic principles and a serious threat to good government. The campaign supports the four members of the Supreme Court and the 80 percent of Americans who disagree with the decision (Washington Post poll, Feb. 17, 2010).

If you'd like your business to join this effort, you can sign the statement of support here or here.

Join us on April 18th: Overturning Citizens United

Hosted By

Senator Bernie Sanders

Senator Tom Udall

Rep. Ted Deutch

Rep. Donna Edwards

Rep. Keith Ellison

Rep. Jim McGovern

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Capitol Visitors Center: HVC 215

RSVP ONLINE HERE

Questions? Contact Joseph Bushong in the office of Rep. Ted Deutch

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