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Argument: Unlimited spending fosters voices from all sides

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Mitch McConnell and Floyd Abrams. "No: Free speech, no matter the speaker, is what our Constitution protects." The Atlanta Journal. January 27, 2010: "Citizens United’s orientation is sharply to the right. On the left, BCRA required advertisements for Michael Moore’s anti-Bush documentary “Fahrenheit 9/11” to be pulled off the airwaves as the Republican Convention of 2004 approached. And as the national election approached that year, the ACLU was required to avoid mentioning President Bush in advertisements it was publishing denouncing the Patriot Act. [...] Given the court’s ruling, corporations and unions will now be free to participate in the political process to a greater degree than had previously been possible. The suppression of speech by both not-for-profit and for-profit corporations is over, and short of a constitutional amendment Congress may not reimpose the current speech ban or anything like it."

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