Is money speech?
Do organizations share the same First Amendment rights as individuals?
Local Leagues across the country are asked to participate in a Money in Politics update of the League’s position on campaign finance. The campaign finance position will be updated through a study and consensus process to consider: (1) the rights of individuals and organizations, under the First Amendment, to express their political views through independent expenditures and the finance of election campaign activities; and (2) how those rights, if any, should be protected and reconciled with the interests set out in the current position.
Study guide, powerpoint presentation, recommended readings and more are available on the LWVUS Money in Politics page.
The deadline for submission of League consensus reports is February 1, 2016.
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