Aug 302016
 
 August 30, 2016  Court

Jack Bouboushian reports:

A federal judge on Monday dismissed Citizens United’s claims that its donors would face harassment or retaliation if their names are made public, as required by New York law.

New York requires every charitable organization to file a copy of its IRS Form 990 Schedule B, a list of its donors, with the state’s attorney general before the charity may solicit donations in the state.

In 2014, Citizens United and the Citizens United Foundation sued New York Attorney General Eric Schneidermann over the requirement, claiming its donors are entitled to privacy.

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