Category Archives: Resolutions In Support of Amending the Constitution

Massachusetts Legislators Back Free Speech for People (Not Corporate Persons)

The corporatocracy rolls on in a wave of black goo, drowning pelicans and our representative republic.  Steps that could limit CEO pay or require disclosure of corporate election funding are killed or stalled. 

But good news exists as well and it comes from the states.  Today it’s Massachusetts.  This is a model of how we will save this republic.

More »

Comments Off on Massachusetts Legislators Back Free Speech for People (Not Corporate Persons)

Draft Resolution for Local and State Governments and other Organizations

WHEREAS the First Amendment to the United States Constitution was designed to protect the free speech rights of people, not corporations;

WHEREAS, for the past three decades, a divided United States Supreme Court has transformed the First Amendment into a powerful tool for corporations seeking to evade and invalidate democratically-enacted reforms;

WHEREAS, this corporate takeover of the First Amendment has reached its extreme conclusion in the United States Supreme Court’s recent ruling in Citizens United v. FEC;

More »

Comments Off on Draft Resolution for Local and State Governments and other Organizations