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Montana Bill Would Give Corporations The Right To Vote

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Montana State Rep. Steve Lavin (R)
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A bill introduced by Montana state Rep. Steve Lavin would give corporations the right to vote in municipal elections. The idea that "corporations are people, my friend" as Mitt Romney put it, is sadly common among conservative lawmakers. Most significantly of all, the five conservative justices voted in Citizens United v. FEC to permit corporations to spend unlimited money to influence elections. Actually giving corporations the right to vote, however, is quite a step beyond what even this Supreme Court has embraced.

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Montana is a very corrupt state. I know, I used to... by Textynn N on Saturday, Feb 23, 2013 at 3:14:36 PM
then it is an easy trip to removing the vote from ... by zon moy on Saturday, Feb 23, 2013 at 10:41:10 PM
in every hubristic chin thrust that the original e... by John Sanchez Jr. on Sunday, Feb 24, 2013 at 7:42:21 AM