Fighting to curb big money’s stranglehold on government
The Citizens United decision has been a disaster for our democracy. Public Citizen champions a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United and works to enact crucial reforms to end the corporate and special interest money corrupting our democracy.
What you can do
We’re working locally and nationally to build momentum to overturn Citizens United and empower small donors through public financing systems that give everyday people a voice.
Mobilizing states to back a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United.
In the nine years since Citizens United, 19 states have passed resolutions supporting a constitutional amendment to overturn it--half the total we need to win approval.
Twelve Years Since Citizens United, Big Money Corruption Keeps Getting Worse
Secret political spending has corrupted our political process toward corporate interests and robbed citizens of authentic representation.