While most people point to Citizens United as the case that opened the door to big money in U.S. elections, the lesser-known 2010 appeals court ruling in SpeechNow.org v. FEC is perhaps just as blameworthy—one legal scholar says the decision “gave birth to the super PAC takeover of American politics.” “The actual facts on the ground show that the massive expenditures by super PACs are distorting our country’s politics and causing people to lose faith in our government institutions,” Stephen Weisbrod of the law firm of Weisbrod Matteis & Copley said. You can read more about this lawsuit, and this important issue, on the Common Dreams website: https://www.commondreams.org/news/2016/11/04/reclaim-democracy-new-lawsuit-aims-be-death-super-pac