Skip to comments.NRA asks high court to block ruling
Posted on 05/12/2003 10:25:38 PM PDT by JohnHuang2Edited on 07/12/2004 4:03:12 PM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]
The National Rifle Association yesterday asked the Supreme Court to block part of the recent lower court ruling that rewrote the rules guiding outside interest groups running issue ads.
The NRA's request could give the Supreme Court its first chance to rule on the special court's decision May 2 that invalidated or rewrote much of the campaign finance regulations that President Bush signed into law last year. The three-judge panel, created specifically to hear the case, ruled that political parties could not raise or spend "soft money," and changed the rules under which interest groups may run broadcast advertisements.
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