Northampton City Council to debate corporate ‘personhood’

Bob Dunn

April 12, 2012

NORTHAMPTON – Are corporations people, and should they have the same rights as citizens in the eyes of the law?

Those questions will be debated when the Northampton City Council meets April 19 to decide whether to adopt a resolution calling for an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to take away so-called “personhood” status from corporations.

City Council President William H. Dwight and Councilors Jesse Adams, Maureen Carney, Pamela Schwartz and Marianne LaBarge sponsored the resolution.

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