Month: October 2010

Video: Free Speech For People on Democracy NOW!

"Free Speech for People" Coalition Calls for Constitutional Amendment to Overturn Citizens United Decision Allowing Unlimited Corporate Spending on Elections

John Bonifaz, Free Speech For People Director and Voter Action Legal Director, and Jeff Clements, FSFP General Counsel, joined Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez of Democracy NOW! to discuss the latest updates in the fight to restore our Constitution and our democracy to the people.

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Welcome the Monahan Brothers to Washington!

Five months ago, two brothers—both veterans and both in their sixties—set out to walk across the US for democracy.

Like the overwhelming majority of Americans, Laird and Robin Monahan disagreed strongly with the 5-4 Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission that confirmed that “corporations are persons” and have the constitution right of “free speech” under the First Amendment. But, instead of getting cynical, they got walking.

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