The Supreme Court settled on a choice that could change the face of politics, in the F.E.C vs. Citizens United case. The case was revolving around the possibility that “companies are people” and permits single interest parties and the rich to spend money on elections in the U.S. The cash used can be unlimited and can’t be traced, in other words, the United States’ votes can be purchased.
End Citizens United was framed on the 1st of March 2015 to battle against strong political funding parties with other intentions from paying for the races to go their own desired manner. The End Citizens United is not financed by huge money, but rather by grassroots donations. They are resolved to endeavoring to end Citizen’s United, as well as to ensure pro-reform candidates are elected, maintain the use of money in politics issue in the forefront, and so on. Also known as ECU, is a Political Action Committee that is a grassroots donor-funded focusing on the election of campaign finance reformers to overthrow Citizens United.
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From 2015, in August, during the official launch of ECU, they were able to raise $2 million from small donations in support of their principal cause. The Communications Director of ECU group, Mr. Richard Carbo, stated that the entire cycle of the group is positioned to take in a further $25 million to $30 million.
End Citizens United has supported pro-reform Democrats up until now, and critics may call this to attention. None the less, the organizations says that even though numerous Republicans, as well as Independent voters, concur that undisclosed political spending is disorderly, Republican leadership in the Congress is standing steady in the method for overturning this appalling Supreme Court decision. There is a need for it to stop, and the ECU will do everything within their power to assist aspirants who champion for significant campaign finance reforms. If an independent candidate or a Republican was was a pro-reform, then ECU would bolster them.
End Citizens United’ site demonstrates what they do, as well as posts the most recent news. It also has a specific page for candidates who want the finance reforms as well as a particular page for those who wish to donate towards the cause. It additionally further clarifies what a person can do to End Citizens United by framing their communities, posting on their own social media online websites and finally conveying out the message concerning pro-reform candidates running for elections.