“People say that amending the constitution is ‘too hard’, but history suggests otherwise,” explained Doris Kearns Goodwin on The Ed Show on May 29th. When asked about the 2010 SCOTUS ruling, Kearns Goodwin explained that a 28th Amendment is viable and possible solution to overturn Citizens United. More
Category Archives: Constitutional Amendment
The New Hampshire Senate voted unanimously to pass a bill calling for a 28th Amendment to the US Constitution to overturn the Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. FEC ruling and to reclaim our democracy. More
We’re pleased to work with Represent.Boston, an all-volunteer local chapter of the non-partisan, non-profit national organization Represent.US, on an innovative local effort to explore publicly funded municipal election models and other equal access campaign solutions for the City of Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Free Speech For People filed an amicus brief before the California Supreme Court in defense of California Proposition 49, also known as the Overturn Citizens United Act. More
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Marge Baker, Executive Vice President for Policy and Program, People For the American Way & People For the American Way Foundation is featured today on The Huffington Post speaking of the ‘real’ issues we face following this week’s Senate vote. More
The new, updated edition of “Corporations Are Not People: Reclaiming Democracy From Big Money And Global Corporations” is available now for purchase. Free Speech For People co-founder, Jeff Clements authored the book as a resource for everyone to join in … More
Recently proponents to overturn the 2010 Citizens United decision gathered at the State Capitol in Nebraska to demonstrate support for a legislative resolution that asks Congress to overturn the decision with a constitutional amendment.
Proponents of election spending limits urged Nebraska to join a national effort Thursday to overturn the U.S. Supreme Court’s controversial Citizens United decision. Four years ago, the high court ruled political spending is a form of free speech.
Free Speech for People, in conjunction with Common Cause, Public Citizen, and Regnat Populus, is proud to have supported the efforts of a new proposal that would make it a matter of Arkansas corporate charter law that corporations could not spend money to influence elections. The initiative also calls on Arkansas elected officials to push for a U.S. constitutional amendment to establish that corporations are not human beings.
The Nation has featured Free Speech for People’s involvement with the movement to overturn Citizens United along with our recent Across the Aisle report that highlights more than 100 Republican officials who support a constitutional amendment to overturn the Supreme Court’s More