Senator Kerry Describes the Amendment He Wants

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From an Op-Ed by Senator John Kerry in Politico:

"The ruling presents at least two challenges: first, to mediate the impact through immediate countermeasures and, second, to think boldly about the best way to free our democracy from the dominance of big money. Some reform ideas already circulating are promising — ideas like mandating shareholder approval of political spending, prohibiting spending by subsidiaries of foreign corporations and government contractors, and giving candidates prime-time access to the public airwaves at the lowest rates.

"But we need to think bigger. We need a constitutional amendment to make it clear, once and for all, that corporations do not have the same free-speech rights as individuals do."