Viguerie: Supreme Court Ruling Is a Victory for Grassroots Democracy

Apr 02, 2014, 19:32 ET from

MANASSAS, Va., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the statement of Chairman of, Richard Viguerie.

"Today we saw a rare victory for the American people in the Supreme Court decision when they struck down the overall limits on amounts an individual can contribute to campaigns."

"Corruption in government is not the result of individuals having too much freedom, but government having too much power."

"The left is acting as if this is the end of democracy.  However, the opposite is true."

"Today's decision was a victory for grass roots democracy.  The left is decrying this decision because they long ago became unhinged from the U.S. Constitution."

"If the left doesn't like this decision – change the Constitution."

Richard A. Viguerie pioneered political direct mail and has been called "one of the creators of the modern conservative movement" (The Nation) and one of the "conservatives of the century" (Washington Times).  He is the author of the new book, Takeover: The 100-Year War for the Soul of the GOP and How Conservatives Can Finally Win It.

Contacts: Bob Sturm, (703) 392-7676 or Kassandra Smith, (703) 489-9124, 9625 Surveyor Court, Suite 400, Manassas, Virginia 20110