TITLE

High Court Strikes Down Ban on Minors' Giving

AUTHOR(S)
Keller, Bess
PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Education Week;1/7/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 16, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The U.S. Supreme Court has unanimously overturned a section of the McCain-Feingold campaign-finance law barring people under 18 from making political contributions, as of January 7, 2004. The ruling last month came as part of the high court's lengthy decision in the McConnell v. Federal Election Commission case, which upheld the major provisions of the year-old law banning soft money, unregulated donations to political parties rather than to candidates, and limiting campaign-season political advertising.
ACCESSION #
12164926

 

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