California Assembly: We Want A Constitutional Amendment to Overturn Citizens United Now

The California Assembly has passed a resolution calling on Congress to send a Constitutional amendment that would overturn Citizens United v. FEC to the states for ratification. The San Francisco Chronicle reports the story here.

The lopsided vote in the Assembly follows similar resolutions enacted by New Mexico and Hawaii. Other states across the country are considering similar resolutions, and numerous cities and towns have passed similar Amendment resolutions.

Here’s the California resolution.

About Jeff Clements

Jeff serves as President of American Promise. He has practiced law for three decades in public service and private practice, and is the author of Corporations Are Not People: Reclaiming Democracy From Big Money & Global Corporations. He is also the founder of Whaleback Partners LLC, which provides sustainable financing to businesses in the local agriculture economy. Previously, Jeff has been a partner in a major Boston law firm and served as Assistant Attorney General and Chief of the public law enforcement bureau in the Attorney General’s Office in Massachusetts. Jeff has helped to start and been a board member of many non-profit organizations and businesses. Today, in addition to the board of American Promise, he serves on the vestry of Trinity Episcopal Church in Concord, Massachusetts. Twitter: @ClementsJeff
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