Due to the Thanksgiving holiday we are holding our monthly meeting on Wednesday November 28th, at 7:00 PM. We will meet at the University City Public Library at 6701 Delmar Blvd in the Delmar Loop. We look forward to seeing you there.
From Massachusetts to Oregon, Colorado to Illinois and Wisconsin, and Ohio to California, citizens throughout the country voted overwhelmingly yesterday for their legislators to pass a constitutional amendment to overturn the U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens United v.
The controversial Supreme Court ruling in the Citizens United vs. the Federal Elections Commission case has spawned a massive grassroots movement, Move to Amend, www.MoveToAmend.org, calling for an end to corporate personhood.
Ever since the U.S. Supreme Court removed virtually all restrictions on corporate money in politics, groups around the country have been attempting to overturn the results of "Citizens United."
Now communities such as Oak Park are giving residents a voice on whether that should happen.
Oak Park Township has placed an advisory referendum on Tuesday's ballot asking voters for governments on all levels to consider a constitutional amendment regulating political funding of campaigns.
DuPage County voters came down firmly behind proposals to rein in two forms of political power when they went to the ballot booth this week.
A statewide advisory measure urging a prohibition on simultaneously holding two elected offices drew overwhelming endorsement, with more than 90 percent in DuPage favoring the ban.