Month: April 2011

Amendment Resolutions Passed in Wellfleet and Truro, Massachusetts

At town meetings held April 26, 2011, in Truro, MA and Wellfleet, MA, resolutions were passed calling for a constitutional amendment in response to the Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. FEC. The resolutions will be sent to state and federal lawmakers asking for their leadership and immediate action on this issue. 

Congratulations to the Truro and Wellfleet communities for their excellent efforts in ensuring the passage of resolutions calling for a constitutional amendment to restore fair elections and the Constitution to the people. 

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Amendment Resolution Passed in Provincetown, Massachusetts

People across the country are reclaiming their democracy by encouraging their local townships to pass resolutions in support of amending the constitution in response to the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United. On Monday, April 4, 2011, a resolution calling for a constitutional amendment was passed at the Annual Town Meeting, in Provincetown, Massachusetts.
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Madison and Dane County Pass Resolutions Calling for Constitutional Amendment

In Wisconsin, on Tuesday, April 5, 2011, the Madison City Council and Dane County Board of Supervisors overwhelmingly approved a Move to Amend resolution, supporting a constitutional amendment stating that corporations should not be granted the same rights as people. Though a number of signatures were gathered in support of the resolution, the Madison City Council was not required to consider the language for a vote. Regardless, the Council chose to place the resolution on the ballot, as did the Dane County Board of Supervisors.

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