The Times on Citizens United and animal cruelty

This Times editorial discusses Citizens United and the recent First Amendment case involving animal cruelty.

The animal-cruelty ruling takes a strong and welcome stand that there should be only very narrow exceptions to the general rule that almost all content of speech is protected.

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The campaign finance ruling, regrettably, gave a particular kind of speaker — corporations — a more expansive free speech right to spend than the court has ever acknowledged.

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