Bradley Smith, a former Mackinac Center adjunct scholar and former chairman of the Federal Election Commission, weighs in on Thursday's Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, which found that some parts of federal campaign finance laws violate First Amendment rights.

Smith, now chairman of the Center for Competitive Politics, issued this press release.

You can read more about Smith here.

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Update: Patrick Wright, the Center's senior legal analyst, told The Saginaw News Feb. 10 that "Any group of people should be allowed to participate in politics. It's wise to have constitutional protections that apply to everybody."

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