Amendments

There are many amendments that have been created in support of Citizens United. We support H.J. Res 20 and H.J. Res 21 as part of our campaign to restore democracy for the people. We’ve included background information on each as well as on the other current drafted amendments below. 

 

 
 

Movement in the States

State Resolutions Introduced in Support of Amending the Constitution

Analysis: America is Now One Quarter of the Way to Amending the Constitution to Overturn Citizens United

Maine becomes 13th state to call for an amendment. Click here to read the press release.

West Virginia is 12th state to call for an amendment 

Voters in Montana approve a constitutional amendment limiting corporate political spending. Click here to learn more about our campaign in Montana. 

Colorado is one of the first two states to endorse an amendment through a statewide vote

New Jersey becomes 9th state to call for an amendment

8 down, 30 to go: Connecticut becomes 8th state to call for a constitutional amendment

Massachusetts is 7th state to call for an amendment. Click here to learn more about our campaign in Massachusetts

California Becomes 6th State to Pass Resolution Calling for Constitutional Amendment to Overturn Citizens United

Maryland legislators sign on to letter calling for an amendment. Click here to read the letter. 

Rhode Island is now 4th state to call for an amendment

Vermont becomes 3rd U.S. State to call for a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United

New Mexico is 2nd state in the nation to call for an amendment. Click here to read the press release. 

Hawaii is 1st state to call for an amendment. Click here to read the text of the resolution.  

State Attorneys General Call for a Constitutional Amendment to Overturn Citizens United

 

Read our letter of support endorsing Senator Tester’s amendment bill. 
Read our letter of support endorsing Senator Udall’s amendment bill. 
Read the text of S.J. Res 18, introduced by Senator Tester 
Read the text of S.J. Res 19, introduced by Senator Udall 
Read the text of H.J. Res 20, introduced by Congressman Jim McGovern
Read the text of H.J. Res 21, the People’s Rights Amendment, introduced by Congressman Jim McGovern
Read the text of S.J. Res 5, introduced by Senator Max Baucus 
Read the text of S.J. Res 11, introduced by Senator Bernie Sanders 
Read the text of H.J. Res 12, introduced by Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur
Read the text of H.J. Res 13, introduced by Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur
Read the text of H.J. Res 14, introduced by Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur
Read the text of H.J. Res 25, introduced by Congresswoman Donna Edwards 
Read the text of H.J. Res 29, introduced by Congressman Richard Nolan 
Read the text of H.J. Res 31, introduced by Congressman Adam Schiff 
Read the text of H.J. Res 32, introduced by Congressman Kurt Schrader
Read the text of H.J. Res 34, introduced by Congressman Ted Deutch 

Click here to view amendment bills from 2010-2012 

 

 

 

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