Another city fights corporate "personhood"

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    Citizens United was about the right to produce a movie under the 1st AM.

    SCOTUS found because you incorporate does not remove 1st Amendment protections

    Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, 558 U.S. 50 (2010), was a landmark United States Supreme Court case in which the Court held that the First Amendment prohibited the government from restricting independent political expenditures by corporations and unions. The nonprofit corporation Citizens United wanted to air a film critical of Hillary Clinton and to advertise the film during television broadcasts in apparent violation of the 2002 Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act (commonly known as the McCain–Feingold Act or "BCRA").[2] In a 5–4 decision, the Court held that portions of BCRA ยง203 violated the First Amendment.
     
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    Corporations are people, too. Whether you like it or not.
     
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