Progressives Speak Out about Citizens United

Progressives are spreading the word today about Citizens United v. FEC, which is being argued before the Supreme Court tomorrow morning, and which poses a challenge to the constitutionality of campaign finance regulations that keep corporate profits out of elections. In particular, we’re highlighting this op-ed by CAC President and Founder Doug Kendall, featured this morning in the LA Times.

Also, Public Citizen — which has also filed an amicus brief in Citizens United in support of the FEC — is running the excellent Don’t Get Rolled campaign to raise awareness about tomorrow’s argument. The group has released the following video to introduce the case and its significance, and is encouraging supporters of campaign finance restrictions on corporate money to take action tomorrow and protest.

Take a look: