On April 2, 2014, the Supreme Court’s ruling in McCutcheon v. FEC gutted a long-standing law that protects our country from unbridled political corruption. That means more influence for people who can write fat campaign checks, and less for everyone else.
McCutcheon puts unprecedented power in the hands of the 646 people (0.0002% of the U.S. population) who were affected by the aggregate cap in the last election.
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The bill would overhaul campaign finance, impose strict lobbying and conflict of interest laws, and end secret political money. A government of, by, and for the people isn't an idealistic fantasy — it's non negotiable. Visit http://anticorruptionact.org to read the full provisions of the act and learn more about our plan to get it passed.
Congress thought that they could sneak through a series of awful provisions in the Omnibus Bill without the public catching on. But guess what? We noticed and we are angry. Speak up now! Here are just a few of the most outrageous elements of the deal: Defense lobbyists scored $479 Million for defense contractors to make warplanes the Pentagon did not ask for. Sound expensive? They're paying…
Now more than ever, we need tough new anti-corruption reforms like those outlined in the American Anti-Corruption Act in order to ensure equal representation for every American. Check out this link for more information. Here is a really funny video explaining the ruling.
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