The best way to get an overview of how to get big money out of politics is to watch our video below, which explains how big money got into politics, how we can pass a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United and other Supreme Court decisions, and what you can do to get involved in the effort.
The video is divided into five sections:
Section 1) Why Big Money In Politics Is Such An Important Problem: This section explains the negative impact big money has in our political system.
Section 2) (2:58) How Big Money Got Into Politics: This section explains the Supreme Court cases including Buckley v. Valeo and Citizens United v. FEC, that led to our current campaign finance system.
Section 3) (6:13) How To Get Big Money Out Of Politics: This section goes over the two ways to overturn Supreme Court decisions, and describes why a passing a constitutional amendment offers our best chance of fixing our broken campaign finance system.
Section 4: (9:30) Yes, We Can Get Big Money Out Of Politics: Many people are skeptical that we can ever pass a constitutional amendment, but we are already closer than most people know. This section goes over how much support we need as well as how much we already have.
Section 5: (11:10) How You Can Help: Passing a constitutional amendment depends on activists at the grassroots level. Learn how you can get involved in the fight for an amendment to get big money out of politics.