Category Archives: 28th Amendment Action

Maine Overwhelmingly Passes Cross-Partisan Resolution For Constitutional Amendment On Citizens United v. FEC

Maine has become the 13th State to enact a  resolution demanding the 28th Amendment to the United States Constitution that will overturn the Supreme Court’s disastrous misinterpretation in the 2010 Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission case. In that 5-4 decision, … Continue reading

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West Virginia Enacts Resolution For A Constitutional Amendment To Overturn Citizens United

West Virginia has become the twelfth state to enact a resolution calling for a Constitutional amendment that will reverse Citizens United v. FEC. The West Virginia resolution, taking note of the strong cross-partisan opposition unlimited election spending and to the … Continue reading

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UPDATE: We the People Amendment Introduced

UPDATED Here’s the Amendment language from Move to Amend: https://movetoamend.org/wethepeopleamendment Here’s a link to Free Speech For People, congratulating Representatives Nolan and Pocan, as well as Move to Amend, on the We the People Amendment: http://www.freespeechforpeople.org/node/513 Here’s a Reddit discussion … Continue reading

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State of the Union: Call for 28th Amendment to Reverse Citizens United

From Free Speech For People: Calling on President Obama to support a Constitutional Amendment in his State of the Union address. Submitted by Peter Schurman on Tue, 01/08/2013 – 12:49 We’ve just launched a petition on the White House’s official petition site … Continue reading

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Landslide! Montana Voters Give The Boot To Citizens United, Reject Activist Courts Creating “Corporate Rights”

Montana, Colorado Voters  Overwhelmingly Reject Citizens United 75-25% Cross-Partisan Call for 28th Amendment to the Constitution: “Corporations Are Not People and Money Is Not Speech” Montana voters, calling for the 28th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, have proved decisively the … Continue reading

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Pre-Election Must Viewing: FRONTLINE’s Report From Montana

Check out this Frontline report from Montana. Here’s the preview. The full show is here.  The report prompted Montanans to protest about DC front groups corrupting the state and, apparently, a break-in to the Montana Political Practices Commission the night after … Continue reading

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Republican Congressman: Citizens United = Dred Scott; corporate personhood = oligarchy

“The Constitution begins ‘We the people. . .’ not ‘We the corporations . . .’” With that, former Congressman Jim Leach, an Iowa Republican, unleashed a barrage on the Citizens United decision and the activist fabrication  of Constitutional rights for … Continue reading

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Denver Debate and Colorado’s Amendment Initiative

I’m here in Colorado for a couple of book events this Friday- – one at Barnes and Noble on 16th Street in Denver and the other in Boulder (details here). The campaign for a Constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United … Continue reading

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UPDATE- Dem. Platform, President call for Constitutional Amendment to Overturn Citizens United

UPDATED: The Democratic Party Platform calls for Constitutional amendment to reverse Citizens United and to enable campaign finance reform.   President Obama has called on Americans to mobilize for a Constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United v. FEC. The presidential … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Calls for 28th Amendment to Overturn Citizens United; Bipartisan Vote; 7th State to Do So

 Massachusetts is Seventh State to Call for Constitutional Amendment: No to Citizens United and “Corporate Rights:” Passage of Amendment Resolution is Bipartisan Massachusetts has become the seventh state to call for passage and ratification of the 28th Amendment to the Constitution that … Continue reading

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SCOTUS to America in Montana case: “The Facts Are Irrelevant.”

The Supreme Court, lining up in the same sharply divided 5-4 position as in Citizens United, summarily reversed the Montana Supreme Court in ATP v. Bullock, striking down a 100-year old state restriction on corporate spending in Montana elections. Montana … Continue reading

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Will Massachusetts Be Next to Demand 28th Amendment? Bay Staters should ask their representatives.

Here’s my op-ed in the Fall River Herald News about the demand across Massachusetts (sixty-two cities and towns so far) for a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United. A resolution (S.772) calling on Congress to send the 28th Amendment to … Continue reading

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