Senator Tom Udall has written a powerful testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding the Campaign Finance Constitutional Amendment, SJ Res 19, which he and Senator Bennet introduced last June.
Free Speech for People President John Bonifaz and former Montana Supreme Court Judge James Nelson write in this new op-ed why Republicans should support an amendment to overturn Citizens United in the Daily Caller. Click here to read.
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Free Speech For People's Legal Director Ron Fein and Retired Associate Justice of Hawaii, Steven Levinson, have recently published this op-ed, Equal protection for people, not corporations in the Honolulu Star Advertiser.
It begins, As court after court strikes down bans on same-sex marriage, people in Hawaii could be forgiven for thinking that this has nothing to do with genetically engineered soybeans. But in Honolulu, agribusiness corporations are arguing otherwise.
from FSFP President John Bonifaz, US PIRG Federal Program Director Michael Russo, American Sustainable Business Council Chief Executive Officer David Levine, and Common Cause Vice President of Policy and Litigation, Arn Pearson.
We spoke with activist, acclaimed actress, and academy award nominee Debra Winger about why she supports a Constitutional Amendment to overturn Citizens United and get big money out of politics.
Click below to read the written testimony of John Bonifaz, Co-Founder and President of Free Speech For People, that was submitted for the June 3rd Committee hearing on Examining a Constitutional Amendment to Restore Democracy to the American People.
This Tuesday, June 3, at 10:30 AM, the Senate Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing on on SJ Res 19, introduced by Senator Tom Udall, calling for a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United, McCutcheon and Buckley V. Valeo to restore the ability of Congress and the states to regulate political spending. SJ Res 19 currently has 40 cosponsors.
New Hampshire is on the verge of becoming the 17th state to call for a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United. Read below this powerful op-ed that makes the case as to why it should be.
The people of New Hampshire and across the nation are outraged at corporate and wealthy interests, including individuals from the left and the right, spending billions of dollars to control the politics of our state and our nation. They are understandably opposed to having no right as a state to prevent this money from flooding our elections.