First Circuit hears arguments in lawsuit over Rhode Island donor disclosure law
Austin Graham, legal counsel for the Campaign Legal Center, which supports the Rhode Island law, said: It’s about providing voters with more information to fully evaluate political advertising and messaging, which in turn allows them to fully participate in the democratic process. It’s the marketplace of ideas. Informed decisions in the political marketplace, like the economic marketplace, depend on the free flow of information about sources of political messages supporting or opposing candidates.
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