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Democratic State Lawmakers Ask Congress To Overturn Citizens United

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State lawmakers stood with campaign finance reform advocates at a press conference Wednesday, calling on Congress to pass a constitutional amendment that would overturn a 2010 Supreme Court ruling that says  government cannot restrict political donations made by corporations and unions.

The ruling is known as Citizens United.

\”Money screams in an election,\” said state Sen. Gayle Slossberg, D-Milford, the co-chairwoman of the legislature\’s government administration and elections committee. \”It screams so loudly that it drowns out the voice of the people.\” Continue reading