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Anti-tax group sues to kick Citizens United advisory measure off ballot
Anti-tax group sues to kick Citizens United advisory measure off ballot

The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Assn., an anti-tax group, filed a lawsuit Tuesday to block a non-binding advisory measure on Citizens United from appearing on the November ballot. The taxpayer group said the measure, which would ask Congress to amend the U.S. Constitution to overturn the landmark 2010 campaign finance decision, is an "illegitimate exercise of legislative power." The measure, which will appear on the ballot as Proposition 49, will have no legal effect even if approved by the voters. Jon Coupal, president of the group, said lawmakers do not have the authority to use "legislative power for a public opinion poll."  He cited a 1984 case where an...

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