Citizens United is a Supreme Court ruling that opened the door to unlimited and undisclosed campaign contributions by corporations, labor unions, and individuals, like the Koch Brothers and billionaires.
After Citizens United spending in federal elections nearly doubled from $5.3 billion in 2008 to $10 billion in 2012! Spending is expected to double again this election.
Prop 59 calls for a 28th Amendment to the United States Constitution to say that We the People can limit the amount of money in politics and that Constitutional rights are for People, not corporations.
Here are three videos about the Supreme Court Citizens United v. F.E.C. decision:
LISTEN TO MICHELE SUTTER DEBATE JOHN EASTMAN ABOUT PROP 59 ON CALIFORNIA PUBLIC RADIO'S AIRTALK on KPCC