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Supreme Court Strikes Blow For Political Speech

Friday, July 6, 2007

Conventional wisdom is already gathering around the idea that the U.S. Supreme Court took a sharp conservative turn last week as it completed its latest term. But at least one of the cases cited in that analysis does not support the conclusion. In Federal Elections Commission v. Wisconsin Right to Life, the court`s 5-4 ruling breathed new life into the First Amendment, finding that Congress had overstepped its authority to regulate political speech.

Read About It: Scripps News

POSTED: Friday, July 06, 2007


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