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Our View: Montana court was right on Citizens United case

A shout out goes to the Montana Supreme Court for its decision to uphold Montana's 99-year-old ban on corporate contributions to political campaigns.

The decision appears to fly in the face of the U.S. Supreme Court's dreadful decision in the Citizens United case that corporations are, for the sake of political contributions, the same as people.

Under the federal ruling, corporations can make anonymous contributions to groups who advocate positions and oppose political candidates. Groups organized by Republican Karl Rove have gotten a lot of attention, but Democrats are forming their own gr...

 

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