The Supreme Court, Money and Democracy

Odyssey Networks
April 04, 2014 AT 10:14 AM
This week, the U.S. Supreme Court made a significant ruling removing limits on the amount of money individuals can contribute to federal political campaigns. Money in politics is nothing new, according to Rabbi Brad Hirschfield, President of CLAL and co-Founder and Executive Editor of, but "healthy societies are about balancing equal access and laws that are equally applied."