Helena, Mont. (AP) - A
District Judge Jeffrey Sherlock of
Sherlock ruled in favor of conservative think-tank Western Tradition Partnership.
That group challenged the law this year after the U.S. Supreme Court threw out parts of a federal law that prohibited corporations and unions from paying for advertisements for or against political candidates.
Attorney General Steve Bullock had argued that the state's ban is unique and should stand despite the Supreme Court decision. He says