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Proposition C Wins with 77% YES!

77% of LA Voters said YES! Prop C read: Shall the Voters adopt a resolution that there should be limits on political campaign spending and that corporations should not have the constitutional rights of human beings and instruct Los Angeles … Continue reading

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Prop C passes by 77% of the vote

Proposition C Wins with 77% YES! 77% of LA Voters said YES! Prop C read: Shall the Voters adopt a resolution that there should be limits on political campaign spending and that corporations should not have the constitutional rights of … Continue reading

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Say yes on Proposition C on May 21st!

Shall the Voters adopt a resolution that there should be limits on political campaign spending and that corporations should not have the constitutional rights of human beings and instruct Los Angeles elected officials and area legislative representatives to promote that … Continue reading

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28th Amendment Conference at UCLA Law School

A 28th Amendment? Legal Issues, Remedies & Strategies To Get the Money Out of Politics Saturday, November 17, 2012 UCLA Law School The conference will offer an in-depth exploration of the issues surrounding a Constitutional Amendment and will help participants … Continue reading

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Move To Amend LA Organizing Meeting on May 5 at 2 PM

Please join us as we discuss collaborating with other groups in LA which are also working to amend the Constitution and get money out of politics.   This month we’ll also have a report from the CELDF Democracy School which a … Continue reading

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Occupy the Courts — KABC-TV Lead Story

Move To Amend Los Angeles Lead story tonight on KABC-TV news

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Inspired by our friends at Occupy Wall Street, and Dr. Cornel West, Move To Amend is planning bold action to mark the second anniversary of the infamous Citizens United v. FEC decision! Occupy the Courts will be a one day … Continue reading

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“The Vote Heard Around the World” video

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The Corporation’s New Clothes

LA resolution puts people first By Eleanor Goldfield Unlike most days when my lungs are filled with smog, and my east coast tongue twitches with curt, smart ass one-liners to spew at unsuspecting “dudes” and “dudettes,” today I am very … Continue reading

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NPR Interviews Yale Law School Professor John Witt re: history of corporate personhood

Copyright © 2011 National Public Radio®. For personal, noncommercial use only. See Terms of Use. For other uses, prior permission required. MELISSA BLOCK, host: Among the demands of Occupy Wall Street protestors is this, an end to corporate personhood. That … Continue reading

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Anti-Corporate Personhood Resolutions Gaining Steam

December 09, 2011 by Karl Rusnak — EconomyinCrisis.org The influence of big corporations on our elections and our policies sits at a staggeringly high level. More and more Americans are disillusioned with our government, and more and more of them … Continue reading

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Stephen Colbert pushes for corporate personhood

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MTA LA on Stephanie Miller Show

Listen to Mary Beth Fielder from MTA-LA on the Stephanie Miller Show.

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BREAKING NEWS: LOS ANGELES BECOMES FIRST MAJOR U.S. CITY TO VOTE AGAINST CORPORATE PERSONHOOD

Hundreds of Citizens Pack Council Chambers, Council Votes Unanimously to Support the “Move to Amend” Los Angeles, CA – December 6, 2011 – Los Angeles today became the first major U.S. city to vote against corporate personhood and further call … Continue reading

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City of Los Angeles Resolution

FINAL CITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION

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Los Angeles City Council Calls for Constitutional Amendment to End Corporate Personhood

Hundreds of Citizens Pack Council Chambers, Council Votes Unanimously to Support the “Move to Amend” LOS ANGELES, CA – After forty-five minutes of public testimony urging a yes vote, the Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously to support a resolution … Continue reading

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THE VOTE HEARD AROUND THE WORLD – Press Conference

Move to Amend LA Press Conference Following Historic Vote (Video) Quote from Mary Beth Fielder, Move To Amend LA founder who spearheaded the effort to bring the resolution to the LA City Council. “This is an incredibly historic day. Los … Continue reading

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Huffington Post Los Angeles Story on MTA

 

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CAC’s Doug Kendall Debunks “Corporate Personhood” Myth

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Fantastic piece about history of corporations from Story of Stuff

Annie Leonard and the Story of Stuff…

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Mary Beth Fielder on MSNBC

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Los Angeles City Council to vote on resolution to end corporate personhood

Citizens United allowed corporations to hijack our government, and corporate money is silencing the voice of average voters. It’s time to take back our democracy and stop big business from using OUR legal system against US! On Dec. 6 the … Continue reading

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The Text of the Proposed Constitutional Amendment

Amendment to the U.S. Constitution Section 1 [Corporations are not people and can be regulated] The rights protected by the Constitution of the United States are the rights of natural persons only. Artificial entities, such as corporations, limited liability companies, … Continue reading

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