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Unformatted text preview: core of the First Amendment" and could not be restricted by the government. The Court rejected the notion that the PACs' form of organization diminished their entitlement to First Amendment protection. The Court drew a distinction between contributions to candidates--which were open to corruption--and contributions to independent organizations in support of candidates. Decisions Decision: 7 votes for NCPAC, 2 vote(s) against Legal provision: Amendment 1: Speech, Press, and Assembly...
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