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Subj: Yes and No
Posted: Thu Jan 13, 2022 at 04:34:50 am EST (Viewed 251 times)
Reply Subj: Actually that part was due to various interpretations of the 14th Amendment
Posted: Wed Jan 12, 2022 at 11:45:05 pm EST (Viewed 245 times)
It is true that Santa Clara County v. Union Pacific was the first
to equate a corporation with being a person, but it was specifically for
the point of taxes.
The campaign finance issue specifically related to the
granting of certain rights. The reason why it was decided that
corporations could give unlimited amount was because spending money is
speech, and speech cannot be limited by the government. If memory
So, you are right I was not fully clear, and I did combine
the two, but it is Citizens Untied that has more direct impact on this,
not only because of the subject matter but in terms of the "karmic"
Good recall though, and you are right that it is part of a larger systemic problem in the country, but again Citizen's United is the more connected to this example.