Citizens United

a photo of Nickie Antonio
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Two Democratic state lawmakers say there’s too much untraceable money in political campaigns, so they want Ohio to do more to fight a U.S. Supreme Court decision on corporate spending on elections. 

State Sen. Nickie Antonio (D-Lakewood) doesn't think corporations are people and money is free speech, as in the 2010 Citizens United decision. Antonio plans a bill that would force a court challenge to that, much like Republican lawmakers did when they passed the so-called Heartbeat Bill to take on the 1973 ruling on abortion in Roe v Wade.

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