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Title

You Can't Put Dollar Limits on Free Speech

Document Type

News Article

Publication Date

10-29-2000

Abstract

In San Francisco's November 1999 mayoral election, a group of Mayor Willie Brown supporters calling themselves San Franciscans for Sensible Government was able to make independent expenditures supporting the reelection of Brown after a federal court barred the city from enforcing provisions of its campaign finance ordinance.

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This article was originally published in The Los Angeles Times on October 29, 2000.

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Los Angeles Times