constitutional protection under the MCFL
test, see supra note 107,
application of the statute to MCFL
did not serve that interest because
The phrase "VOTE PRO-LIFE" was printed in large bold-faced letters on the back page, and the publication listed the candidates for each state and federal office in Massachusetts--identifying each one as either supporting or opposing (with a "y" or "n") what MCFL
considered the correct position on three issues and including an asterisk next to the names of incumbents who had made a "special contribution to the unborn in maintaining a 100% pro-life voting record in the state house by actively supporting MCFL
the case-specific inquiry characteristic of the MCFL
Pellegrino, president of SuperPower, said the MCFL
project is designed to employ Nexans' melt cast superconductors, as opposed to the more commonly employed wires or tapes, because of the substantially greater current carrying capacity required by the MFCL.
In exempting MCFL
, the Court concluded that restricting the
77) Whereas speech by an MCFL
group reflects the support of its
Highlighting the role of the company, Sharon Myers, head of the MCFL
committee, said, AoOmanoilAAEs involvement with our league has been instrumental in the success of the programme.
Nawras, a Qtel Group company, is also sponsoring the MCFL
League for the fourth year.
More importantly, MCFL
provided the groundwork for Austin v.
In that case the High Court decided that MCFL
type corporations could make "independent expenditures" - - expenditures made for communications not coordinated with candidates but containing explicit words that expressly advocate the election or defeat of a clearly identified federal candidate.
considered the restriction on expenditures by corporations and unions.