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John Bonifaz Joins Wisconsin Public Radio To Discuss A Movement To Amend The Constitution

This week, John Bonifaz joined David Cobb of Move To Amend on the Kathleen Dunn radio show on Wisconsin Public Radio to discuss the growing movement to amend the Constitution. 

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 Featured on "Your Weekly Constitutional"

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.

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Senator Tester Draws Connection Between Big Money In Politics And Voter Suppression

 
Senator delivers campaign finance address at Harvard Law School 

"Citizens United For A 28th Amendment" By Jeff Clements

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. 

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Actor, Singer, Activist Harry Belafonte Joins The Call For A 28th Amendment To Reclaim Democracy

Adding to the excitement of Election Day is an excellent opinion article by Harry Belafonte, Jonathan Abady and John Bonifaz on US News and World Report. The piece titled, "Reclaim Our Democracy", calls for a 28th Amendment to "fulfill the promise of political equality". 

We know there is still work to be done after the polls close today. To end the big money dominance of our elections, it will take each of us to speak up. We are thrilled that actor, singer and activist, Harry Belafonte has joined that call in support of a 28th Amendment.
 

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