Wisconsin State Legislators Introduce Move to Amend Resolution

February 9, 2012

Resolution Puts Congress on Notice that It Has One Year to Send Amendment to States for Ratification

Two legislators from Madison, Wisconsin began the process of overturning the United States Supreme Court decision in the Citizens United case shortly after the two-year anniversary of the decision that created corporate personhood for the purpose of political speech.

State Representative Mark Pocan (D-Madison) and State Representative Chris Taylor (D-Madison) today introduced a resolution that calls for an amendment the United States Constitution to overturn the court ruling. If Congress fails to act, the resolution further calls for a National Constitutional Convention under Article V of the United States Constitution.

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