A corporation (merely a legal/intangible concept) should never have the same rights as an individual, and should not be covered under the umbrella of the First Amendment. This is another step in turning America into a complete corporate entity.
Corporation Says It Will Run for Congress
By CATHERINE RAMPELL NYTimes 2010
Following the Supreme Court decision implicitly granting corporations the right to free speech (by determining that political spending is a kind of speech), a corporation has decided to take what it believes to be “democracy’s next step”: It is running for Congress.
With more than a twinge of irony, Murray Hill Incorporated, a liberal public relations firm, recently announced that it planned to run in the Republican primary in Maryland’s 8th Congressional District.
Here is the company’s first “campaign” ad:
“Fascism should more appropriately be called Corporatism because it is a merger of state and corporate power. ” -Benitto Mussolini.
The day thay corporations were given the same legal status as a human being was a sad day indead. It has allowed the power hungry and greedy to rape and pillage our nations with impunity while hiding behind the law and out of sight of the law unlike the rest of the population.