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2011 State Resolutions Introduced in Support of Amending the Constitution

Massachusetts S.772. Senator Jamie Eldridge (D). Introduced on 1/21/2011. Free Speech For People resolution calling on the United States Congress to pass and send the states for ratification a Constitutional amendment to restore the First Amendment and fair elections to the people. Click here to view the resolution.

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New Survey Finds Four in Five Americans Support a Constitutional Amendment to Overturn the Supreme Court’s Decision in Citizens

January 20, 2011 – On the eve of the one-year anniversary of the Supreme Court’s controversial ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, a new public opinion survey finds that seventy-nine percent of Americans sharply disapprove of the decision and support a constitutional amendment to reverse the Court’s ruling. More »

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Justices Offer Receptive Ear to Business Interests

Almost 40 years ago, a Virginia lawyer named Lewis F. Powell Jr. warned that the nation’s free enterprise system was under attack. He urged the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to assemble “a highly competent staff of lawyers” and retain outside counsel “of national standing and reputation” to appear before the Supreme Court and advance the interests of American business.
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Free Speech For People Video Competition

Free Speech for People is posting a competition for a short video (3 minutes or less) that it wants to release on the one-year anniversary of the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Citizens United case. The video should creatively, and persuasively, dramatize the insidious problem of giving corporations the same rights as human beings, and also offer a viable solution to this problem. The more creative and effective ways that we, the people, can fight back, the better. More »

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