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Move to Amend Reports on Progress and Actions From the National Conventions

August 11, 2016

Move to Amend brings you voices from the movement to amend the Constitution through our weekly podcast. New shows released every Thursday morning!

Join us for a special report on Move to Amend’s activities during the Conventions with Move to Amend Ohio coordinator Greg ColeridgeImam Paul Hasan of the American Friends Services Committee, Move to Amend Outreach & Engagement director David Cobb, Move to Amend National Leadership members Daniel Lee and Egberto Willies (Move to Amend Reports co-host), who served as a Houston delegate to the DNC.

Move to Amend Reports on the People’s Caravan from the RNC to the DNC

July 14, 2016

Move to Amend brings you voices from the movement to amend the Constitution through our weekly podcast. New shows released every Thursday morning!

Get on board the People’s Caravan with Cindy Weisner, National Coordinator of Grassroots Global Justice Alliance, as it connects the Republican and Democratic Conventions to the growing unrest among the nation's frontline communities. Join us to learn all about it! 

We'll also be talking with Daniel Lee of Move to Amend’s National Leadership Team and Jackrabbit Pollack from the People’s Revolution about the upcoming People's Convention.

Press Coverage

South Euclid Council seeking funding to educate residents about city's need for revenue

July 26, 2016

SOUTH EUCLID, Ohio -- City Council wants to educate residents as to the city's need for additional revenues, and it will need to campaign for passage of a safety levy coming to the ballot Nov. 8, but undertaking these things requires money.

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In other City Council news:

-- At its meeting Monday, council passed an ordinance that will place on the Nov. 8 ballot the question as to whether residents will support a movement to amend the U.S. Constitution to establish that corporations are not people, and that "money is not speech."

Clevelanders could vote on whether corporations should be people

July 6, 2016

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Clevelanders could vote in November to call on the U.S. Congress to pass a constitutional amendment declaring that corporations are not people and cannot spend unlimited amounts of money in political campaigns.

Move to Amend, a national group pushing to overturn a 2010 Supreme Court decision, submitted a petition Wednesday to Cleveland City Council. The petition has 8,906 signatures, well over the 5,000 required for formal consideration.

Effort To Get Secret Money Out Of Politics Might Be Coming To A Public Event Near You

July 1, 2016

If you go to a parade or public festival this weekend, you might see groups collecting signatures for a variety of possible ballot issues. One of those is meant to take the money out of politics.

Listen to the story at http://statenews.org/post/effort-get-secret-money-out-politics-might-be-...