Off-Broadway actress Barbara Bates-Smith and musician Jeff Sebens take to the stage in Lenox, Massachusetts to highlight the story of the remarkable "Granny D", who at age 89, walked 3,200 miles across the country to crusade for campaign finance reform. This special performance pays tribute to the life of Doris “Granny D” Haddock and shares how we can end the big money dominance of our elections and restore democracy to all.
Northeast Public Radio Interviews Legal Director, Ron Fein on Lawsuit Against Vermont’s GMO Labeling Law
FSFP Filed An Amicus Brief in Grocery Manufacturers Association, et. al. v. William H. Sorrell, Attorney General
Free Speech For People has filed an amicus brief before the federal district court in Vermont in defense of Vermont’s recently-passed law requiring the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering. The law requires food sold in Vermont that was produced with genetic engineering to be labeled “produced with genetic engineering.”
Jeff Clements, author of Corporations Are Not People, is featured on "Your Weekly Constitutional" discussing the updated version of his book and how we can amend our Constitution to end the myth of corporate personhood.
Senator delivers campaign finance address at Harvard Law School
Today in Boulder's Daily Camera, our co-founder Jeff Clements is featured in an opinion piece addressing the issue of money in politics, particularly in Colorado.
Jeff writes of Colorado's efforts to limit campaign spending,
"By a margin of 75-25 percent, Colorado voters - Republicans, Democrats, and independents —passed Amendment 65 to instruct their representatives in Washington to propose and support "an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that allows congress and the states to limit campaign contributions and spending to ensure that all citizens, regardless of wealth, can express their views to one another and their government on a level playing field."
Nearly every generation of Americans has amended the Constitution. There's still a long road ahead of us, but a Constitutional Amendment may be the only tool to protect our self-government and overturn the mistakes of the Supreme Court.