Proposed Amendment

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, and other entities, established by the laws of any State, the United States, or any foreign state shall have no rights under this Constitution and are subject to regulation by the People, through Federal, State, or local law.

The privileges of artificial entities shall be determined by the People, through Federal, State, or local law, and shall not be construed to be inherent or inalienable.

Section 2 [Money is not speech and can be regulated]
Federal, State and local government shall regulate, limit, or prohibit contributions and expenditures, including a candidate’s own contributions and expenditures, for the purpose of influencing in any way the election of any candidate for public office or any ballot measure.

Federal, State and local government shall require that any permissible contributions and expenditures be publicly disclosed.

The judiciary shall not construe the spending of money to influence elections to be speech under the First Amendment.

Section 3
Nothing contained in this amendment shall be construed to abridge the freedom of the press.

2 Responses to Proposed Amendment

  1. Beautiful, concise, perfect

  2. Posted by
    Thursday, December 15, 2011


    Los Angeles’ vote was heard the world.
    Signaling new hope for democracy unfurled.
    LA’s vote of December 6, 2011 will go down in history.
    Who controls the U.S. Government is not a mystery.

    “Citizens United” allows bought politicians set our country’s course.
    This Supreme Court decision is greed and corruption without remorse.
    “Citizens United” sends government corruption up like a rocket.
    The 1% has the United States Government in their pocket.

    In the Unites States, both red and blue, “We the People reside.
    With the 1% and the Supreme Court “We the People” divide.
    80% of Americans are against the “Citizen’s United” decision.
    This errant act by the U.S. Supreme Court ignited a revolution.

    The 1% have corrupted American Government long enough.
    “We the People” must remove the Congressional money trough.
    LA voted for a democracy saving U.S. Constitution Amendment.
    Eliminate the power of the 1% to take over the U.S. Government.

    Democracy in America must be here to stay.
    The 99% must help “THE MOVE TO AMEND” keep it that way.
    Regain the American dream: JOIN THE RACE TO AMEND!
    “In 2012, Move to Amend and Move to Amend Los Angeles are kicking off the Race to Amend, a relay race of Americans running, walking, skating and biking across the country to galvanize support for this critical issue for our democracy. We will carry the U.S. Constitution, like the Olympic Torch, from person to person in a continuous chain of democracy activists. Along the way, a support team will do teach-in about Citizen’s United, how corporations have hijacked our democracy and what we can do about it.
    We, the People of the United States of America, reject the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Citizens United decision, and move to amend our Constitution to firmly establish that money is not speech, and that human beings, not corporations, are persons entitled to constitutional rights. In a democracy, the people rule.”

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