For this discussion, your instructor will divide the class into groups of four to five students. Read the assigned text chapter, as well as the following articles: How Citizens United Changed Politics, in 7 Charts and Corporate Politics, Governance, and Value Before and After Citizens United. Pay particular attention to pp. 304–315 of the text (will provide when writer is selected) All attached as PDF files.
Then address the following questions:
- Should the First Amendment protect corporate political expression? Why or why not?
- If not, where should you draw the line for corporations between freedom and restrictions?
- If you were in charge of government relations at a business, what strategies would you now employ, in light of the Citizens United decision, to advance your position?
Be sure to provide detailed justification for your response and support in the way of scholarly research cited in APA style.