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, a nonpartisan national movement to reform and renew America's political system to combat corruption and secure freedom and equal opportunity for all Americans. He has practiced law for three decades in public service and in a private firm, 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. Twitter: https://twitter.com/ClementsJeff LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeff-clements/
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