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Move to Amend Reports on the Verdict from the Bay Area Rights of Nature Tribunal

May 26, 2016

Move to Amend brings you voices from the movement to amend the Constitution through our weekly podcast. New shows released every Thursday morning!

Join Movement Rights director Shannon Biggs and Move to Amend Outreach Director David Cobb in a conversation about the rights of nature, the outcome of April's Bay Area Rights of Nature Tribunal, and the next steps to restore California’s San Francisco Bay-Delta ecosystem, in this conclusion of our three-part series.

The Overturn Citizens United Act is back in the CA Legislature - We Need Your Help!

March 11, 2016

Here we go again!

SB 1272, The Overturn Citizens United Act, which says the corporations aren't people and money isn't speech, is now SB 254. Californians determined to have our voices heard need to rise up again to insist that our legislators act to Let The People Vote.

Please bear with us to read the entirety of this message as it will outline key aspects of our growing coalition's strategy going forward.

We're asking you to call your two legislators again today to ask them to sign on as a co-author to SB 254, The Overturn Citizens United Act.

Press Coverage

Marin Voice: Courts Suppress Democracy in Upholding Corporate Rule

August 29, 2014

(article with live links)

High Courts Suppress Democracy while Upholding Corporate Rule

In response to popular outcry against money in politics and the “Citizens United” decision, California legislators put Prop 49 on the November ballot. But on August 11, the California Supreme Court took unprecedented action by invalidating this initiative before people had a chance to vote on it. The court’s reasoning was based on technicalities that restrict initiatives. (link)

Paul Cienfuegos on KMUD Radio

July 7, 2014

Paul Cienfuegos is the founder of and was the major force behind Democracy Unlimited of Humboldt County (DUHC.org), the group that started the whole anti-corporate-rule thing in Humboldt County and much of the nation, and which spun off Move to Amend.

Check out 'Alternative Radio' for July 7th, 2014.

 

DIRECTIONS: Click on the link then do one of the following:
Scroll down to July 7 then select "Alternative Radio"
OR
In drop down "programs" menu select "Alternative Radio" then select July 7