Update #16 ·

About that Anti-Corruption Act... here's how it actually works

You shouldn't have to buy access to your own government.  

Once passed, the American Anti-Corruption Act will get money out of politics, so the people can get back in. 

The American Anti-Corruption Act is a sweeping proposal that would reshape the rules of American politics, and restore ordinary Americans as the most important stakeholders instead of major donors. The Act enjoys support from progressives and conservatives alike.

The Act would transform how elections are financed, how lobbyists influence politics, and how political money is disclosed.

The Act was crafted by former Federal Election Commission chairman Trevor Potter in consultation with dozens of strategists, democracy reform leaders and constitutional attorneys from across the political spectrum. 

If you'd like to learn more, you can read the full text of the Anti-Corruption Act — along with a breakdown of its constitutionality by our lawyers — at: http://anticorruptionact.org

How you can help

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…

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