Want to Ditch Citizens United? A DIY Guide

Pick your own path to an America without super-PACs.

Many Americans still don’t know what Citizens United is, but most are unhappy with the impact of the 2010 Supreme Court decision that led to the birth of the megadonor-fueled super-PAC. Now, efforts are afoot to reverse the unpopular ruling altogether. But will they work?

Let this choose-your-own-adventure-style flowchart guide you through the steps to a Citizens United-free America.

 

 

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Front page photo illustration by Dave Gilson. Images from Talk Radio News Service/Flickr, enggul/Flickr

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