An "everyday citizen," Kai Newkirk, took on the United States Supreme Court last week, chastising the justices for their Citizens United decision. He was promptly arrested and removed form the court chambers, but not before a colleague, carrying a hidden camera, took a video of the confrontation.
Up to Us is an activist organization dedicated to change. One of those changes involves putting government back into the hands of the people - and to that end Up to Us is actively supporting Move to Amend.
The Mendocino County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a resolution calling for an amendment to the U.S. Constitution at its August 27 meeting in Ukiah.
Their Resolution called for an amendment that said only human beings are endowed with Constitutional rights and that donations to political campaigns are not Free Speech and can be regulated.
This is a letter to the editor from Joy Gertler that was published in the Ukiah Daily Journal on Wednesday, August 28th.
An advisory measure aimed at ending corporate personhood appears to have been approved by Mendocino County voters.
The measure does not have the force of law but instructs local elected officials to pursue legislation to establish under law that only actual individuals have rights under the Constitution, and that corporations do not.