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Posted: 9/1/2004 2:17:21 PM EDT
Link Posted: 9/1/2004 2:18:08 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/1/2004 2:22:02 PM EDT by ar50troll]
Man where is that lighning in a bottle pic when you need it?!?

Foil hat ON!
Link Posted: 9/1/2004 2:21:40 PM EDT
I believe that it applies to organizations during a campaign season. You can't air political ads that mention either cantidates name 60 days before an election, unless you are a 527 group.
Link Posted: 9/1/2004 2:21:55 PM EDT
You won't be charged for "speaking in public", but you are not allowed to advertise 60 days before an election.

Yes it infringes on your rights.
Link Posted: 9/1/2004 2:23:25 PM EDT
Hey, I got an idea, let's all chip in some money and buy a TV ad listing John Kerry's gun votes over his career in the senate! Woo hoo!

oh, wait, we can't, that would be illegal.

Link Posted: 9/1/2004 2:23:48 PM EDT
Link Posted: 9/1/2004 5:20:02 PM EDT
I am not an lawyer, but I did stay at a Holiday Inn last night. That being said, I believe the SCOTUS ruled that giving money to organizations can be prohibited, because money is not speech. Or something along those lines.
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