Abolish Corporate Personhood – join MovetoAmend.org

Abolish – join MovetoAmend.org

End Corporate PersonhoodIt's “We the People”, not “We the Corporations.”  Well, perhaps, for now, it's “Wee the people!”  But hang on, the people are pissed off, and the meek are getting ready.  We are in fact the people we have been waiting for.  Corporations never have and never will be our saviors.  At best, they are tools… for people to use to better as the people see fit, for the people's benefit.

I am encouraging all the people of these United States to join in the effort to abolish through .  One national organization helping lead the way in abolishing is MovetoAmend.org.  Here is a snippet from their website:

“On January 21, 2010, with its ruling in United v. Federal Election Commission, the ruled that corporations are persons, entitled by the U.S. to buy and run our . Human beings are people; corporations are legal fictions.

We, the People of the United States of , reject the U.S. 's ruling in United, and our to firmly establish that is not speech, and that human beings, not corporations, are persons entitled to .

The is misguided in principle, and wrong on the . In a democracy, the people rule. We .”

Here's the amendment they propose:

 Move to Amend 28th Amendment

Section 1 [A corporation is not a person and can be regulated]

The rights protected by the of the United States are the rights of natural persons only.

Artificial entities, such as corporations, limited liability companies, and other entities, established by the laws of any , the United States, or any foreign shall have no rights under this Constitution and are subject to regulation by the People, through Federal, , or local .

The privileges of artificial entities shall be determined by the People, through Federal, State, or local , and shall not be construed to be inherent or inalienable.

Section 2 [Money is not speech and can be regulated]

Federal, State and local shall regulate, limit, or prohibit contributions and expenditures, including a candidate's own contributions and expenditures, for the purpose of influencing in any way the election of any candidate for public office or any measure.

Federal, State and local shall require that any permissible contributions and expenditures be publicly disclosed.

The judiciary shall not construe the spending of money to influence to be speech under the .

Section 3

Nothing contained in this amendment shall be construed to abridge the .

Let's abolish corporate personhood and end of the reign of legal fictions over our and social in these great United States, great because of the strength of its people, and great because laws can serve people not people serving legal fictions.

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