Move to Amend Cleveland

Date Established: 

December 2011

The local Move to Amend affiliate for Cleveland, Ohio.

Cleveland Move to Amend volunteers are currently collecting signatures to support of a citizens' ballot initiative for Cleveland voters to support a constitutional amendment establishing that:

* Money is not speech

* Corporations do not have the constitutional rights of natural persons

Our goal is at least 7,500 signatures by July 5th to get on the November ballot!

We have already collected over 6,000 already but we need your help!

 

Voting yes on this ballot issue will also create an annual public forum hosted by the City for public discussion of money in politics and corporate rule over our democracy.
If we succeed, this will be a significant step forward since Cleveland would become the largest city in Ohio to call for an end to all corporate constitutional rights!

For this campaign to successfully reach likely voters, we need volunteer support!

To volunteer for the campaign, contact cleveland [at] movetoamend.org (subject: I%20want%20a%20petition!)

 

Helpful info (right click "save target as" to save):

Locations to petition around Cleveland! (updated 6/8)

Bookmark handout with info and full ballot language

Full handout explaining Cleveland MTA

Info on other successful MTA initiatives in Ohio!

Follow us on Twitter @MoveToAmendCLE

 

 

Announcements

Press Coverage

Greg Coleridge - Activist, Move To Amend

July 19, 2017

"The problem isn't that the government is broken," Greg Coleridge says, whipping out one of many activist slogans he's been repeating so long they're inextricably threaded into the fabric of his speech. "It's that it's fixed."  

"Fixed as in rigged," he says, leaning in, making sure the message is clear. Coleridge's central issue is corporate power and the insidious effects of money in politics. He is a man who has known that corporations aren't people since long before Citizens United.

Cleveland citizens decry impact of Citizens United case at first Democracy Day hearing

May 10, 2017

Hearing prompts calls to curb corporate campaign influence

CLEVELAND, Ohio - A crowd filled City Council's hearing room Monday to condemn the level of influence corporations can wield over politicians via contributions to political campaigns.  

The problem, they said, exists at a national level with contributions from industry giants in areas such as healthcare and banking and at a local level with contributions from businesses such as restaurants and taverns.