Move to Amend Reports on Republicans Moving to End Corporate Personhood

September 8, 2016

Move to Amend Reports connects you with activists and organizers working on the frontlines of the democracy movement, to bring you the lowdown on corporate rule, corporate personhood, and money as speech.

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REPLAY: The presidential race is exciting, but local party politics can be just as exciting and lead to serious national impact. Vincent Campos and Patrick Tarr led the Iowa’s Pottawattamie County Republican Party to change its party platform to call for an end to corporate constitutional rights -- in similar language to our We the People Amendment! Campos and Tar join us to tell all about his effort to amend his party’s platform and endorse Move to Amend in this week’s episode of Move to Amend Reports!

Vincent Campos is from Council Bluffs, Iowa and is currenty an active member of the Pottawattamie County Republican Party. He joined the army in 2004, where he was deployed to Iraq in 2006. After his tour of duty, Vincent became active in the 2008 presidential campaign for Ron Paul and became his national delegate to the 2008 RNC national convention. He was also active in Ron Paul's 2012 presidential campaign. With a college degree in Accounting, Vincent gives presentations (classes) on the Federal Reserve and on the history and mechanism of Corporations in the United States.

Patrick Tarr is a longtime member of the Pottawattamie County Republican Party Central Committee and the chairman of the platform committee tasked with rewriting and streamlining the county GOP platform. Patrick has served as a delegate to county, district, and state GOP conventions multiple times. He was also the producer of Give Me Liberty TV, a public access television program that aired in Nebraska and had interviews with such people as Judge Andrew Napolitano, Nebraska Gov. Dave Heinemann, and former Gov. of New Mexico and current presidential candidate Gary Johnson. 

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Move to Amend Reports is hosted by Laura Bonham and Egberto Willies, members of Move to Amend's National Leadership Team. Executive producer is Keyan Bliss. Production team is Kaitlin Sopoci-Belknap, Keyan Bliss, Laura Bonham, Egberto Willies and Renee Babcock.