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Editorial: Challenging Corporate Personhood

MetroWest Daily News

November 17, 2011

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney caused a stir when he told a crowd in Iowa that "corporations are people, too." He went on to explain that corporations employ, serve and are owned by people, which is true enough, as far as it goes.

In Citizens United, the U.S. Supreme Court went further, decreeing that, since corporations are people, they are endowed with all the rights under the First Amendment, including the right to spend corporate money on political activities without limits.

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Congressman McGovern Introduces the People’s Rights Amendment

CONGRESSMAN JIM MCGOVERN INTRODUCES CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT BILL TO OVERTURN CORPORATE PERSONHOOD ‘Corporations Are Not People’ ‘PEOPLE’S RIGHTS AMENDMENT’ WOULD REPEAL CITIZENS UNITED RULING AND THE CORPORATE RIGHTS DOCTRINE   WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Jim McGovern of Massachusetts introduced today a constitutional amendment bill to overturn the US Supreme Court’s January 2010 ruling in Citizens United
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