Daily Archives: June 26, 2012

U.S. Conference of Mayors adopts resolution on corporate personhood.

At its 80th annual meeting, in mid-June, the U.S. Conference of Mayors voted unanimously, by voice, to:

"Establish as a position of the United States Conference of Mayors that corporations should not receive the same legal rights as natural persons do, that money is not speech, and that independent expenditures should be regulated"

The resolution can be viewed at:
http://usmayors.org/category/resolutions/80th_Conference/metro18.asp

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Montana Ruling Could Fuel Campaign to Amend Constitution

By Eliza Newlin Carney
Roll Call
June 26, 2012

The Supreme Court’s Monday ruling to strike Montana’s ban on corporate campaign spending opens a new chapter in the political money wars, fueling an improbable but increasingly vocal movement to amend the Constitution.

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