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这一多数可能损害民主制衡,比如竞选融资限制。2010年公民联合会案(Citizens United)裁决给了竞选融资限制沉重一击。最高法院以5比4多数裁定公司是“个体组成的联合体”,因此对公司为政治竞选花多少钱施加任何限制都违反了宪法第一修正案的言论自由权。

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