CA - Ukiah Press Coverage

Lobbying At the Capitol

October 19, 2015

On Wednesday, August 19, ten members of Move to Amend from Mendocino, Sonoma and Humboldt Counties paid a visit to the Sacramento offices of State Senator Mike McGuire and Assemblyman Jim Wood.  Both McGuire and Wood made pre-election pledges to support amending the U.S.

Mendocino County BOS approves MTA Resolution

September 7, 2013

Board of Supervisors call for Amendment to U.S. Constitution

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.

Mendocino County voters say yes to ending corporate personhood

November 14, 2012

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.

Voters will cast ballots for two local measures

October 5, 2012

Mendocino County [California] voters will see two local measures on their ballots for the November 6 election.

Measure F, the local Move to Amend ballot initiative, would advise the county's state and federal representatives to pass resolutions in favor of a Constitutional amendment establishing that: "1. only human beings and not corporations are endowed with constitutional rights, and 2. money does not constitute speech and therefore political contributions can be regulated."

Announcement in Mendocino Beacon

August 2, 2012

The Mendocino County Board of Supervisors has voted unanimously to place a "Citizens Advisory Measure to End Corporate Rule and Defend Democracy" on the November 2012 ballot for Mendocino County. The measure asks voters if their elected representatives should be instructed to enact resolutions and legislation calling for an amendment to the United States Constitution to establish that only human beings and not corporations are endowed with constitutional rights, and money does not constitute speech and political spending can be regulated.