It`s not every day the NRA and the ACLU are outraged by the same Supreme Court decision. But both groups hated yesterday`s unexpectedly broad ruling by the court to uphold the major provisions of the McCain-Feingold campaign finance law. NRA`s Wayne LaPierre called the ruling "the most significant change in the First Amendment since the Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798, which tried to make it a crime to criticize a member of Congress." ACLU Executive Director Anthony Romero said "The notion that the government can tell an organization like the ACLU when and how it should address important civil liberties issues is a form of censorship masquerading as campaign finance reform."
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