Daily Archives: February 5, 2010

Rep Edwards Has Introduced Amendment

H.J.RES.74 Cosponsors are updated on Thomas.loc.gov here.

But we have them for you first: John Conyers, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Jim McGovern, Keith Ellison, Chellie Pingree, Barbara Lee, Andre Carson, Jesse Jackson, Jr., Betty Sutton, Raul Grijalva and Ed Markey.

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Draft Resolution for Local and State Governments and other Organizations

WHEREAS the First Amendment to the United States Constitution was designed to protect the free speech rights of people, not corporations;

WHEREAS, for the past three decades, a divided United States Supreme Court has transformed the First Amendment into a powerful tool for corporations seeking to evade and invalidate democratically-enacted reforms;

WHEREAS, this corporate takeover of the First Amendment has reached its extreme conclusion in the United States Supreme Court’s recent ruling in Citizens United v. FEC;

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Rep. Hodes Expected to Introduce Amendment

Congressman Paul W. Hodes of New Hampshire is expected to introduce a Constitutional Amendment.

An Email from his campaign:

The last thing the people of New Hampshire need or want is more well-heeled special interests meddling in our elections and attempting to silence the will of Granite State voters.

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