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Response to Galraedia (Original post)

Fri Jun 15, 2012, 02:59 PM

11. I am a strong proponent of the 1st Amendment..........

 

but the Supreme Court has repeatedly recognized the government can place reasonable restrictions on that freedom. For example, speech that is intended or is likely to cause or encourage violence can be restricted.

Corporations are not people. They themselves do not exist. They are complex man-made creations with shareholders, executives, boards of directors, employees, customers, etc. But they themselves are NOT human beings.

Further if the Court has previously ruled that reasonable regulation is permitted, why is it not possible to limit contributions to avoid undue influence or require donor disclosure?

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