On the other hand: Money in politics, marriage before the courts ...
Then there’s the old joke about the newspaper editor who advertised for a one-armed editorial writer. One who would never say, "On the other hand ..."
— Bigger guns, bigger money, make Bill of Rights questionable — George Pyle | The Salt Lake Tribune
"The John Roberts Supreme Court is to the First Amendment what the TEC-9 assault weapon is to the Second Amendment. They both make thoughtful people occasionally wonder whether the Bill of Rights was really such a good idea. ..."
— More, rather than less, political speech is a good thing — Robert Bennett | For The Deseret News
" ... Free speech has not always been seen as an unalloyed good in America. ..."
"This is a column about campaign finance reform.
"And your eyes glazed over just then, didn’t they? ..."
— Citizens can reduce taint of money — Santa Fe New Mexican Editorial
" ... Citizens do not have to accept this. By demanding transparency and amending the Constitution to give Congress authority, we can take our government back."
— Supreme Court McCutcheon ruling protects political speech — William R. Maurer | For The Seattle Times
" ... Money is not speech. But money enables speech, and that is why the right to make political contributions is protected by the First Amendment. ..."
— Who Cares About Contribution Limits? The Wealthy Already Control Politics — Philip Bump | The Wire
— Yet another body-blow to democracy from Supreme Court — St. Louis Post-Dispatch Editorial
— The justices reject an infringement on free speech — Chicago Tribune Editorial
— A test of integrity for the Utah Attorney General’s Office — John Mackay, Brett Tolman and Paul Burke | For The Salt Lake Tribune
" ... As the American Sociological Association noted in its amicus brief, "The social science consensus is clear: Children raised by same-sex parents fare just as well as children raised by different sex parents." Moreover, "[t]he overwhelming scientific evidence shows that same-sex couples are equally capable of generating positive child outcomes."