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City Council says NO to corporate personhood

March 25, 2013

Savannah joins growing list of cities against Citizens United decision

The grassroots movement to overturn the U.S. Supreme Court’s general sense that “corporations are people” just got another boost.

At the March 21 City Council meeting, Mayor Edna Jackson and six aldermen voted in favor of adopting a resolution stating that corporations are not afforded the same right to free speech as individuals under the First Amendment. District 6 Alderman Tony Thomas and District 4 alderwoman Mary Ellen Sprague voted against the amendment.

Move to Amend Visits Atlanta, Seeks End to Corporate Personhood

December 28, 2012

(APN) ATLANTA -- On Saturday, December 08, 2012, the Georgia chapter of Move to Amend hosted a community forum on Creating Democracy and Challenging Corporate Rule, at Manuel’s Tavern in Atlanta.  

The focus of the event was the need for an amendment to the Constitution of the US in response to the controversial Citizens United v. FEC ruling of the Supreme Court of the US of 2010.

David Cobb, a spokesperson for the national Move to Amend coalition visited Atlanta to speak at the event.