The 5-4 ruling reverses a century’s worth of federal legislation and court decisions limiting the influence of corporate money in politics. From now on, all elected officials and the laws they enact will be funded by big corporations. It is the worst decision made by the Supreme Court since Dred Scott in 1857, when the the Court ruled that people of African descent were not protected by the Constitution, could not be US citizens, and no law could prohibit slavery in federal territories. The Dred Scott decision resulted in the Civil War.
I wonder if Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission will instigate another civil war?
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