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Town Meeting to debate initiative to limit campaign spending

A national issue will come to Sharon Town Meeting Monday night when local voters debate a resolution calling for a constitutional amendment to overturn the Supreme Court decision that opened the gates to unlimited election spending by corporations, labor unions, and other organizations.

The proposed amendment to overturn the court’s 2010 decision on the Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission  case has garnered wide support in Massachusetts, as voters in 170 communities statewide backed it at the polls last month and more than 70 towns and cities have approved local resolutions supporting .

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