Supreme Court Eliminates Cap On Individual Campaign Donations

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 50•13 Apr 3, 2014

The Supreme Court voted to remove the cap on the overall amount of money individual donors can give to political campaigns, arguing that previously held limits of $48,600 donations to candidates and $74,600 to political party committees violated the First Amendment. What do you think?

  • “This is a victory for all of us who can’t express ourselves without spending over $50,000 at a time on political campaigns.”

    Harry Gondelman –
    Event Programmer

  • “Well, you can’t expect corporations to take on the burden of American democracy all on their own.”

    Bethany Miller –
    Curriculum Expert

  • “That’s okay. All I had was $123,200 anyway.”

    Dave Zimmer –
    Legal Consultant

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