Senator Bernie Sanders : how to end corporate campaign donations

Senator Bernie Sanders has proposed a bill to outlaw corporate spending in US elections.

In his view, a corporation is not a person. A corporation does not have First Amendment rights to spend as much money as it wants without disclosure on a political campaign.

According to the proposed amendment, corporations do not have constitutional rights as human beings do and, therefore, are subject to regulation and cannot make campaign contributions.

The Saving American Democracy amendment would overrule the controversial 5-to-4 Supreme Court decision in Citizens United vs. the Federal Elections Commission, which established First Amendment free-speech rights for corporations in 2010. Sanders called that ruling “disastrous” earlier this month.

Bernie Sanders makes sense to me, most people don’t see it. Why don’t or can’t they see it?

Sanders discussing how to end corporate campaign donations:


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