Members of Brainerd Lakes Move to Amend conducted October listening sessions with area residents. Here are the results. Seventy-one percent of those contacted indicated that corporations affect them negatively. Seventy-six percent said that corporations are preventing solutions to our nation's problems. Thirty-three percent signed the petition: "We, the People of the United States of America, reject the U.S.
READER OPINION: Brainerd Dispatch
Since the "Citizens United vs. Federal Election" Supreme Court decision in 2010, corporations have gained more influence in our elections, legislative process, and in our everyday lives. This decision granted constitutional rights to corporations as "persons," and makes money a form of "political" free speech. Join me and over 12,000 citizens in Minnesota of both political parties in supporting the "Movement to Amend," ending corporate personhood and dollars as "free" speech. Go to movementtoamend.org to show your support.