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Five Questions for Jeff Clements

The Orion Blog

by Scott Gast

February 21, 2012

Not in Montana

The American Prospect

Garrett Epps

February 21, 2012

The state's challenge to Citizens United might make the Supreme Court rethink—but not overturn—the ruling.

US Supreme Court Blocks Montana Law Based on Citizens United-Will Consider Petition

Post originally appeared in Corporations Are Not People

Jeff Clements

February 17, 2012

Court Blocks Montana Campaign-Finance Ruling

BY JESS BRAVIN

Wall Street Journal

February 17, 2012

The Supreme Court on Friday blocked Montana from enforcing state restrictions on corporate political spending while it considers arguments that those restrictions, enacted in the century-old Montana Corrupt Practices Act, were nullified by the 2010 Citizens United ruling.

In Citizens United, the justices voted 5-4 to strike down federal limits on corporate and union electioneering, saying Congress failed to show that its interest in fighting political corruption justified limits on campaign advertising.

Ben & Jerry’s Launches “Get the Dough out of Politics” Campaign

Yahoo! Finance

February 13, 2012

Ice Cream Maker Unveils 2012 Social Mission Effort & Election Year Makeover for Colbert’s Pint as the New AmeriCone Dream

BURLINGTON, Vt.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

2012 Campaign Spending Breaking New Records as Groups Fight to Overturn Supreme Court 'Corporate Personhood' Decision

Between the Lines

February 15, 2012

Interview with Jeff Clements, author of the book, "Corporations Are Not People", conducted by Scott Harris

Click here to listen to the interview with Jeff Clements

Bullock to U.S. Supreme Court: Leave Montana spending ban intact

The Missoulian

Charles S. Johnson

February 15, 2012

HELENA - The state attorney general's office has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to leave in place Montana's century-old ban on independent campaign spending by corporations while the court decides whether to hear an appeal by the groups challenging it.

Attorney General Steve Bullock's office filed its opposition Wednesday with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, who oversees cases in the federal court district that includes Montana.

Montana and the Supreme Court

New York Times

Editorial

February 14, 2012

50 Organizations Present Letter to Congress Requesting Hearings on Constitutional Amendment to Overturn Citizens United

CONTACT: Justin Greenberg, PFAW at (202) 467-4999 / media@pfaw.org or Dorry Samuels, Public Citizen at (202) 588-7742 / dsamuels@citizen.org