This Friday is the third anniversary of the Citizens United decision. Organizations across the country will be holding events to mark this case which ended many campaign finance restrictions in the country.
If you are in Columbus and want to join in on this event here are the details:
What: Dozens of citizens will gather at Progress Ohio's office for speakers and a release of the latest Ohio Public Interest Research Group (Ohio PIRG) analysis of 2012 election data from the FEC and other sources. This press conference will be followed by a march to the Ohio Statehouse to mark the 3rd anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's Citizens United decision, a blow to our democracy that empowered wealthy special interests to take control of our elections.
Who: Tabitha Woodruff, Ohio PIRG Advocate
Noelle Williams, the President of the Columbus NAACP
Brian Rothenberg, Executive Director of Progress Ohio
Michael Greenman, Lead Coordinator for Move to Amend Central Ohio
When: Friday, January 18th, 2013
11:00 am - Press Conference and Report Release
12:30 pm - March to the Ohio Statehouse with Banners and Signs
Where: Progress Ohio, 172 E. State St. Ste. 600, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Ohio Statehouse, 1 Capitol Square, Columbus, Ohio 43215