Skip to comments.EMILY's List sues to block new FEC restrictions
Posted on 01/12/2005 1:30:53 PM PST by nickcarraway
A group that helps female Democratic candidates who support abortion rights is asking a federal judge to block new campaign finance rules that it argues will cripple its ability to participate in state and local elections.
The lawsuit filed Wednesday by EMILY's List in U.S. District Court asks a judge to block Federal Election Commission regulations that took effect Jan. 1. The group contends that the commission exceeded its authority and violated free-speech rights by imposing the new fund-raising and spending limits.
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Are these rules a result of McCain-Feingold and did EMILYs list support McCain-Feingold?
They are part of the 'America coming together' crowd!
Does that help?
I think the answer to your question is 'yes' and 'yes'.
National Right to Life was very much against McCain-Feingold, for what it's worth.
It is without question one of the courts worst rulings in history.
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