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Argument: Status quo already allowed for foreign influence

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Citizens United vs. Federal Election Commission 5-4 Majority Opinion of the Court: "We need not reach the question whether the Govern-Cite as: 558 U. S. ____ (2010) 47 Opinion of the Court ment has a compelling interest in preventing foreign individuals or associations from influencing our Nation’spolitical process. Cf. 2 U. S. C. §441e (contribution and expenditure ban applied to “foreign national[s]”). Section 441b is not limited to corporations or associations that were created in foreign countries or funded predominatelyby foreign shareholders. Section 441b therefore would be overbroad even if we assumed, arguendo, that the Gov-ernment has a compelling interest in limiting foreigninfluence over our political process. See Broadrick, 413 U. S., at 615."

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