What: Protest of the Supreme Court's McCutcheon v. FEC decision
When: Wednesday April 2nd @ 5:00 PM
Where: WV State Capitol in Charleston, 2nd floor Rotunda near Robert Byrd statue
Who: WV Citizen Action, West Virginians for Democracy, and other community groups
West Virginia Citizen Action Group and other labor and social justice organizations will rally at the Robert Byrd statue in the WV State Capitol at5 p.m. to protest the latest Supreme Court decision allowing virtually unlimited campaign spending by corporations and wealthy individuals.
today's McCutcheon v.
Federal Election Commision decision,
the Supreme Court permitted individuals to donate up to $5.9 million per
election cycle to political candidates and parties. Until
today, the limit was $123,000.
Thursday, April 3rd
(Hosted by BMEEK Community Outreach, Inc)
First Baptist Church, 432 Shrewsbury St, Charleston -- downstairs conference room
Thursday, April 10th
Putnam County Commission, Committee Chambers, 3389 Winfield Road, Winfield
7:00-9:00 p.m. (reception at 6:30 p.m.)
Free and open to all women and families.
These events are co-sponsored by WV FREE, People Concerned About Chemical Safety, WV Citizens Actively Protecting the Environment, Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition, WV Citizen Action Group, and WV Healthy Kids & Families.