June 27, 2016 01:58 PM

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Oral arguments were scheduled last week for the challenge by the Republican Party of Louisiana to provisions of the McCain-Feingold campaign finance law that, the party argues, “disadvantage state political parties as compared to super PACs.”

PAC stands for political action committee.

Executive Director Jason Doré, who is spearheading the effort, said the challenged provisions prevent state political parties from using state-regulated contributions for traditional party activities, even if the activities involve communications done with no candidate coordination.

Politico Magazine is calling the case “The Next Citizens United,” referring to the groundbreaking U.S. Supreme Court case that gave super PACs the ability to collect unlimited donations.

That would certainly be the big takeaway for the state party with this legal challenge.

The oral arguments on summary judgment were to be before a special three-judge court, from which direct appeals to the U.S. Supreme Court are allowed.