Saturday, May 13, 2006

Maine Court Says Group Cannot Run Ad Urging Senators to Vote for the Marriage Protection Amendment

A trial judge in Maine superior court has ruled that the Christian Civic League of Maine may not to run an ad urging their senators to vote for the Marriage Protection Amendment The judge ruled that under the state’s Bipartisan Reform Act a  corporation cannot spend money within 60 days of a general election or 30 days of a primary on any broadcast ad identifying a political candidate.  The League’s ad specifically mentions a Senator by name, who is running unopposed in a primary election this June. An appeal is expected.  Source. Jessica Stollings, Family Law in Focus, family.org. To read the complete story, please click here (last visited May 13, 2006, reo).

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