2011 State Resolutions Introduced in Support of Amending the Constitution

Massachusetts S.772. Senator Jamie Eldridge (D). Introduced on 1/21/2011. Free Speech For People resolution calling on the United States Congress to pass and send the states for ratification a Constitutional amendment to restore the First Amendment and fair elections to the people. Click here to view the resolution.

New Mexico HJM 36. Representative Mimi Stewart (D). Introduced on 2/11/11. Resolution calling on the United States Congress to pass and send the states for ratification a Constitutional amendment to restore the First Amendment and fair elections to the people. Click here to view the resolution.

Oregon HJM 9. Representative Phil Barnhart (D). Introduced on 1/10/11. Resolution urging Congress to pass constitutional amendment relating to free speech. Click here to view the status of the resolution. Click here to view the text of the resolution.

Vermont HJR 11. Senator Virginia Lyons (D). Introduced on 1/21/2011. Joint resolution urging the United States Congress to propose an amendment to the United States Constitution for the states' consideration which provides that corporations are not persons under the laws of the United States or any of its jurisdictional subdivisions. Click here for additional information, including full text and current status.

Washington State SJM 8007. Senator Adam Kline (D). Introduced on 2/16/11. Requesting Congress to amend the United States Constitution that provides corporations are not persons under the laws of the United States or any of its jurisdictional subdivisions. Click here to view the resolution.

 

2011 Town Resolutions

Brewster, MA – Introduced on May 2, 2011. Resolution calling on the United States Congress to pass and send to the states for ratification a constitutional amendment to restore the First Amendment and fair elections to the people.

Town Resolution text: Brewster, Article 35. Voted on May 3, 2011. Please click here to view the resolution.

Chatham, MA – Resolution calling on the United States Congress to pass and send to the states for ratification a constitutional amendment to restore the First Amendment and fair elections to the people.Town

Resolution text: Chatham. Voted on May 9, 2011.

Dennis, MA – Resolution calling on the United States Congress to pass and send to the states for ratification a constitutional amendment to restore the First Amendment and fair elections to the people.

Town Resolution text: Dennis. Voted on May 3, 2011.

Great Barrington, MA – Article 31. Requested by Peter Fish. Introduced on May 2, 2011. Resolution calling upon the United States Congress to pass and send to the states for ratification a constitutional amendment that Congress and the states will regulate the use of funds for political speech by any corporate entity.

Town Resolution text: Great Barrington, Article 31. Voted on May 2, 2011. Please click here to view the resolution.

Lanesborough, MA - Introduced in May 2011. Resolution calling on the United States Congress to pass and send to the states for ratification a constitutional amendment to restore the First Amendment and fair elections to the people.

Town Resolution text: Lanesborough. Voted in May 2011. Please click here to view the resolution.

Orleans, MA – Resolution calling on the United States Congress to pass and send to the states for ratification a constitutional amendment to restore the First Amendment and fair elections to the people.

Town Resolution text: Orleans. Voted on May 9, 2011.

Provincetown, MA – Article 33. Rescind the Supreme Court Decision. Requested by Barbara Rushmore and others. Introduced on April 4, 2011. Resolution calling on the United States Congress to pass and send to the states for ratification a constitutional amendment to restore the First Amendment and fair elections to the people, and calling on the Massachusetts General Court to pass resolutions requesting those actions.

Town Resolution text: Provincetown, Article 33. Voted on April 4, 2011. Please click here to view the resolution.

Truro, MA – Town Meeting Petitioned Article. Introduced on April 26, 2011. Resolution calling on the United States Congress to pass and send to the states for ratification a constitutional amendment to restore the First Amendment and fair elections to the people.

Town Resolution text: Truro, Article. Voted on April 26, 2011. Please click here to view the resolution.

Wellfleet, MA – Town Meeting Petitioned Article. Introduced on April 26, 2011. Resolution calling on the United States Congress to pass and send to the states for ratification a constitutional amendment to restore the First Amendment and fair elections to the people.

Town Resolution text: Wellfleet, Article. Voted on April 26, 2011. Please click here to view the resolution.

Williamstown, MA – Introduced on May 17, 2011, Citizens Petition. Resolution calling on the United States Congress to pass and send to the states for ratification a constitutional amendment to restore the First Amendment and fair elections to the people.

Town Resolution text: Williamstown, Article 35. Voted on May 17, 2011. Please click here to view the resolution.

Yarmouth, MA – Article 43. Introduced on April 4, 2011. Resolution calling on the United States Congress to pass and send to the states for ratification a constitutional amendment to restore the First Amendment and fair elections to the people.

Town Resolution text: Yarmouth, Article 43. Voted on April 4, 2011. Please click here to view the resolution.