"Trigger funds" provisions like those in the Arizona law do not restrict the speech of any candidate or group and are a sensible feature of a public financing system.
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In light of the Citizens United decision, people are demanding a transformation. With our passion and energy we can build a popular movement to co-create the democracy we've been promised.
Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) introduced a constitutional amendment today to overrule a recent Supreme Court decision on campaign spending.
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Entitlement to constitutional rights and the legal status of personhood imply accountability. So, by extension, if corporations are entitled to First Amendment protection, then why can't they be arrested?
The campaign finance decision is a radical undermining of our sovereign self-governance. It ushers in government of, for, and by The Corporations. It goes beyond stolen elections.
With one ruling the Supreme Court has knocked down the underpinnings of democracy, handing government on a platter to the huge corporations who will use it as a weapon to keep citizens down.
People rule, not property! WE need to amend the Constitution to affirm that only human beings have constitutional rights, not artificial persons, not corporations.
The problem with the Supreme Court's ruling on campaign finance being based on the first amendment is that this issue is not about free speech; it's about very, very expensive speech.
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