SCOTUS Rules For Dark Money Right Wing “Charities”

The Los Angeles Times reports:

The Supreme Court on Thursday extended new privacy rights to conservative charities that raise money in California, ruling they may not be required to reveal their big donors to the California attorney general.

The justices by a 6-3 vote ruled the forced disclosures violate the freedom of association that is protected by the 1st Amendment. This is particularly so, the court said, because conservative groups and their donors fear they will be the target of harassment by left-leaning opponents.

The new ruling overturns an anti-fraud policy that was first enforced under former California Atty. General Kamala Harris, now the vice president.

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