By declaring that political contributions were a way to express free speech they are favoring the Republicans who have more sources of big money than the Democrats.
“What we think, or what we know, or what we believe is, in the end, of little consequence. The only consequence is WHAT WE DO.” John Ruskin (1819 - 1900)
was overthrowing McCain's Campaign Finance Reform, because
it raped the First Amendment 4 different ways. David
More than that the original intent of the First amendment has been bastardized.
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.
As you see it's all about religion and religious situations, freedom of speech refers to preaching, press refers to religious tracts.