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Coalition seeking new 28th amendment tries to gain support in Rochester

October 13, 2018

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ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) “We the People” is the beginning of the United States Constitution and it’s also the rallying cry for a coalition hoping to pass a 28th amendment.

The “Move to Amend” coalition introduced House Joint Resolution 48 in January of 2017, in hopes to end corporate rule.

The movement started in California to end corporate person-hood, which they believe gives corporations rights solely intended for human beings.

David Cobb on how corporations are stealing our self-governing rights

July 30, 2014

Move to Amend is a grassroots movement seeking to build support for a constitutional amendment that would overturn the U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling and establish that corporations are not people and do not have the right to spend unlimited sums of money on political advertising.

One of the organization’s leaders, David Cobb, spoke to 100 or so intensely focused activists Tuesday night at the First Unitarian Society in Minneapolis.

Citizens chained and united - Let's pass HF 276 the "We the People" Act

April 18, 2014

The "We the People" Act HF 276/ SF 17 has passed Minnesota's Civil Law Committee and needs everyone's help as it faces an imminent make or break close vote in the full State House. It succinctly requests a U.S. Constitutional Amendment to overthrow the Supreme Court's rulings in favor of both Citizens United and Shaun McCutcheon. Thanks to a citizen’s organization called Move to Amend, 500 cities/ towns plus 16 States have voted in support, and with HR 276 Minnesota could be the next.

Crowd gathers in Edina to oppose Citizens United ruling

August 21, 2012

The audience of 75 people applauded as David Cobb began, “I’m a patriotic, and these days, pissed off American citizen.”

Cobb, a former Green Party presidential candidate, called for the crowd gathered at Good Samaritan United Methodist Church in Edina to take action in supporting the addition of a 28th amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would state a corporation isn’t a person and money donated to candidates isn’t protected free speech.

Our Movement Moment Of History Is Here: Move To Amend

August 19, 2012

“We are at a movement moment in history, said David Cobb, National Projects Director of Democracy Unlimited and lead speaker on the Midwest Barnstorming Tour of Move To Amend. Cobb’s stop in Edina, Minnesota, Sunday drew a packed crowd of well over 100 people on a glorious summer Sunday afternoon.  “We are at a point where people are engaged and ready to take back control, and these are exciting times because it’s time for us to do what other movements have done in the course of history and say ‘this is our country.’ ”