Wyoming Liberty Group
“All power is inherent in the people . . .”
Wyo. Const. art. I, § 1.
“Every person may freely speak, write and publish on all subjects . . .”
Wyo. Const. art. I, § 20.
“Congress shall make no law . . . abridging the freedom of speech . . . or the right of the people to peaceably assemble . . .”
U.S. Const. amend. I.
Recently , the US Supreme Court accepted a challenge to Arizona’s “Clean Elections” scheme. A program that dare not speak its own name – taxpayer funded elections – will test the mettle of the Court and its commitment to the First Amendment.
In my next set of blog entries, I’ll be discussing the fallout of the Supreme Court’s opinion in Citizens United. A national confusion has arisen over the meaning of the case and its role, positive or negative, in our democratic process. Amidst many shouting voices, some historic truths have been overlooked.
In a landmark decision, which cited the Cheyenne based Wyoming Liberty Group’s amicus brief, the U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 21 reversed precedence that limited the ability of Americans to freely participate in the election process.