Read the assigned text chapter, as well as the following articles: How Citizens United Changed Politics, in 7 Charts and Corporate Politics, Governance, and Value Before and After Citizens United. Pay particular attention to pp. 304–315 of the text.
(First article can be found online, second one can be found in my attach)
Then address the following questions within your small group discussion workspace. Post your personal ideas first and then as a group arrive at a consolidated opinion.
- Should the First Amendment protect corporate political expression? Why or why not?
- If not, where should you draw the line for corporations between freedom and restrictions?
- If you were in charge of government relations at a business, what strategies would you now employ, in light of the Citizens United decision, to advance your position?
State whether you support the position of the other peer groups regarding the Citizens United decision in the case. If so, why? If not, why not?
Answer those questions one by one, make it clear to read, just like a Q&A
Remember to list your resources.
1-2 pages long is enough.