To: Steve Grossman
Massachusetts: Say no to Citizens United and shadowy SuperPACs
Join us in calling for Steve Grossman to denounce the SuperPAC formed in his name and publicly request their ads be immediately taken down. These attacks, the first negative SuperPAC attack ads ever launched in a Massachusetts Democratic Primary, will only hurt our Party, our state and our democracy in the long-run.
Why is this important?
Massachusetts has been a proud leader in denouncing the Citizens United decision and preventing SuperPAC attack ads from influencing campaigns. Since Citizens United, these shadowy groups have used their unlimited, undisclosed corporate donations to launch negative attacks and drown out the voices of average voters across the country. In 2012, Elizabeth Warren and Scott Brown led the way in voluntarily agreeing to ban these groups in their Senate campaign. Ed Markey and Steven Lynch followed suit in their race.
No matter which candidate you’re supporting, if you’re undecided or you may live outside Massachusetts, by joining our efforts you’re helping to send a strong message that the Citizens United decision was wrong. These secretive, special interest groups drown out the voice of average voters, breed cynicism, and threaten our democracy.
We believe this campaign should be about grassroots activism and candidates’ ideas for the future, not attacks ads funded by undisclosed corporate interests.