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RE: FEC changing the rules on non-profit political activity

  • Subject: [cg] RE: FEC changing the rules on non-profit political activity
  • From: "lisa vandyke" <vandykelisa@hotmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2004 14:56:15 -0600

My take on this is that the regulation could be interpreted very loosely. I'm all for campaign finance reform, but this will impact any type of non-profit criticisizing policy or politicians; a faith-based group organizing for policy, an environmental group working to educate the public about a potentially critical vote, etc. I don't think it matters where you stand in the spectrum of political voices, this appears to be in clear violation of Free Speech. I am concerned that large corps. have such an enormous influence in govt., but when non-profits speak up they will be silenced. Thanks for bringing this up.
Lisa in Mpls.

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