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"We the corporations" - MOVE to AMEND Oregon Tour

One of the prime movers of a Constitutional Amendment to overturn the court decision that gives corporations the rights of Human Beings will be on the road in Oregon during the month of June, offering training sessions.

MOVE TO AMEND

coming to a city near you:

CORVALLIS, OR: Move to Amend Organizer Training
June 11, 2011 - 9:30am

EUGENE, OR: Move to Amend Organizer Training
June 12, 2011 - 5:00pm

ROSEBURG, OR: Move to Amend Oregon Tour
June 13, 2011 - 9:00pm

Visit their site -
-- http://movetoamend.org/
for a complete schedule. Also, please help us keep the White House switchboard lit up between now and the Fourth of July. We already have 40 people doing this, and the event was only annouced yesterday! Hundreds more have been invited. Please invite all your Facebook friends. The correct link for the Facebook event (published with a typo previously) is:>br> https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=113772435378497

MOVE TO AMEND has a very simple agenda, very similar to a handful of other groups that offer slightly different language:

On January 21, 2010, with its ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, the Supreme Court ruled that corporations are persons, entitled by the U.S. Constitution to buy elections and run our government. Human beings are people; corporations are legal fictions.
We, the People of the United States of America, reject the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in Citizens United, and move to amend our Constitution to:
  • Firmly establish that money is not speech, and that human beings, not corporations, are persons entitled to constitutional rights.
  • Guarantee the right to vote and to participate, and to have our vote and participation count.
  • Protect local communities, their economies, and democracies against illegitimate "preemption" actions by global, national, and state governments
The Supreme Court is misguided in principle, and wrong on the law. In a democracy, the people rule. We Move to Amend.


homepage: homepage: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=113772435378497


We've doubled our numbers overnight - Phone In with us! 02.Jun.2011 08:46

David Roknich

Start dialing now, while you read more. Get this message to YOUR PRESIDENT, and ask him to stand up to protect YOUR RIGHTS: Start dialing in NOW, while your read more - White House Switchboard: 202-456-1414

If you can, be sure to take advantage of the training sessions that will be available throughout Oregon this month. It is a critical time. Thanks, David Delk, for posting the link above! here it is again

My personal goal is to have Our President stand up for us, the way John F. Kennedy did when he could no longer tolerate the gross injustice of the Poll Tax. We face similar problems today, and lack leadership. Let's enlist Barack Obama in Our Movement. 90 of us are phoning in right now. We have more than doubled our numbers overnight. We hope to have 1000 callers within a week, and continue growing until we overload the White House switchboard.

http://movetoamend.org/events/portland-or-move-amend-organizer-training

Overnight, we've more the doubled the number of callers participating in our Facebook event, 88 are confirmed, and 1400 are pending. The purpose is to have our president urge that congress send an amendment to the states - to ensure that money will not be considered "speech" and that only Natural Persons have constitutional rights.

John F. Kennedy had the courage to present the 24th Amendment to congress when it enjoyed only a bare majority of popular support. More than 80% of the American people support this, but few have the faith that it can be done, because we lack effective leadership.

The 24th amendment put an end to the Poll Tax, and was ratified in only 15 months. In 15 months, we will be in the closing months of a pivotal election.

Who will win? The Corporation or the People?

ACT NOW, to rescue YOUR DEMOCRACY.

https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=113772435378497

David Roknich, Galesburg, Illinois

Roknich urges citizen participation at candidate forum in Galesburg, IL
Roknich urges citizen participation at candidate forum in Galesburg, IL
What will Barack Obama do? Tell him to stand up for YOUR RIGHTS.
What will Barack Obama do? Tell him to stand up for YOUR RIGHTS.

Follow up report here 22.Jun.2011 09:36

Brian

You can read the follow up report by clicking the link