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On Friday, activists in more than 130 cities in 46 states across the country "occupied" their federal courts on the eve of the second anniversary of Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission.
One-Hundred and Thirty Cities Across the US Protest on Anniversary of Citizens United
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Justice Scalia responds to critics of CU.
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Scalia was joined on stage by Justice Stephen Breyer, who voted on the losing side in the decision which has become known as "Citizens United," for the group that successfully sued over federal campaign finance laws. Breyer didn't directly criticize the ruling, instead pointing out how it is critical in the American system that people respect the decisions the judiciary makes.
By nature, when a decision isn't unanimous, "somebody is making a mistake," Breyer said.
Breyer also briefly summarized both sides of the argument concentrating on his own.
"There are real problems when people want to spend lots of money on a candidate ... they'll drown out the people who don't have a lot of money," Breyer said.