One of the most prominent movements of our era is End Citizens United campaign. In an effort to bring corruption to a halt in Washington, End Citizens United is set out to mobilize and rock our nation to its foundation. In essence, End Citizens United believes the money of billionaires has been dictating those who will hold public office. If true, this means our decree, “we the people” is no longer. Ever since its conception, End Citizens United has been engaging communities with the news of the ruling.
Unlike many of its predecessors, End Citizens United has been relatively aggressive in going after their cause. Instead og going door to door, they used a less time consuming and more modern strategy. In fact, the creators of End Citizens United began in politics by raising money for the Democratic Party. As a result, their fundraising efforts brought in an unprecedented volume of fundraisers. In terms of fundraising, this is how they also approached the End Citizens United movement.
Their fundraising strategy included utilizing the the powers of the internet, such as email messaging. Their aggressive push involved sending multiple emails daily, requesting donations. In these emails, End Citizens United spoke about the ills associated with the passage of new campaign laws. As you may have guessed, their strategies paid off. The email strategy compelled donors to send in an estimated $11 million dollars combined to fight for the cause.
The creators of the movement believed they needed to create a PAC, in order for the Democratic Party’s plan of action to be accepted. In spite of their success, End Citizens United has been working tirelessly around the clock disproving their critics. As they grew in numbers, they were spreading the news from every corner. End Citizens United believes the supreme court ruling was a corrosive action to the public. Also, they believed the billionaires were divesting from American people and violating our constitutional rights. With that being said, there people who were confused and upset of at how the supreme court managed to rule in favor of campaign laws.
What separates End Citizens United from other movements, is their unorthodox and grassroots approach. Day in and day out, End Citizens United was on the front-line trying to overturn a supreme court ruling that put billionaires in control of our constitutional rights. Not only did they believe it was unjust, they believed it was unfair. Whether or not in favor of End Citizens United, it is important to applaud their freedom of assembly and the right to protest. It is what makes America the land it is today. It is what make America a democratic republic instead of a communist state.