Law proposed to stop foreign corporations from spending on elections

Democrats in the House of Representatives on proposing a bill to stop foreign-owned corporations from using their funds to influence elections in the U.S. After the Supreme Court decision in Citizens United, there was been a surge of foreign money in U.S. elections. The ban on political contributions from foreign nationals would be extended to companies at least partially owned by foreign nationals. (The Hill, December 14, 2021, by Karl Evers-Hillstrom)

The bill, introduced by congressman Jamie Raskin, would prevent corporations such as Amazon, Facebook, Uber and Airbnb from spending in U.S. elections. (Free Speech for People.org, December 14, 2021)

For related FAC coverage, click here and here.

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on email
Share on print