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Megan is inviting you to participate in a direct democracy Climate Action 

This is a grassroots referendum that would do two things:

(1) immediately restore the ability of California regulators to limit greenhouse gas emissions from the oil & gas industry, and; 

(2) require our state to pursue real emissions reductions to achieve our “net zero” target by 2045.

The entire language of the referendum is on the website. The idea is to request a signature page with 5 slots and have your friends, neighbors, and family sign (no abbreviations allowed), you fill out the bottom of the page and send it back in the envelope provided. Hopefully, others will be inspired to do the same as you and if you feel you can get more signatures, you can request more signature pages.

The legislature and Governor are moving too slowly and have not met our Carbon reduction goals. This is a way to get faster Climate Action!

Move to Amend California pass a statewide ballot measure!


It Will Take Amendment To Fix Political Spending.

A letter to the Editor of the San Jose Mercury-News by Brian Carr, member of the Santa Clara County affiliate of MTA, was published on December 18, 2020. Here it is:

Michael Sozan's opinion piece ("End campaign spending by foreign-influenced U.S. firms," Dec. 15) calling for an end to spending in American elections by foreign-influenced corporations is probably supported by most people. Unfortunately, his solutions are unlikely to pass constitutional muster by the Supreme Court, particularly with the new 6-3 conservative majority. The doctrine of Citizens United needs to be repealed, and the best and probably only way to accomplish this now is by amending the Constitution.

The national organization Move to Amend has sponsored HJR 48, calling for a constitutional amendment overturning the Citizens United decision and confirming that constitutional rights belong to people and not corporations. It already has 75 congressional sponsors. If you reject foreign influence in our elections, not to mention the flood of corporate money in our politics, lend your support to organizations like Move to Amend.

— Brian Carr, San Jose

Move to Amend Los Angeles: Help get Rep. Karen Bass back on board!

In the 115th Congress, Representative Bass co-sponsored HJR48, our We the People Amendment. When she cosponsored this bill she committed her support to the passage of a 28th amendment that would end corporate rule and get big money out of politics… but she has not supported HJR48 in this Congress.

Will you help pressure Representative Karen Bass to support We the People Amendment by calling her today?

Now more than ever we must hold our elected officials accountable to the people that they represent. For too long has the corrupting influence of corporate personhood and money defined as free speech, outweighed the voice and demands of the people.

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Santa Clara Move to Amend: Barnstorm event with Outreach Director Greg Coleridge

Check out the recording of our recent event by clicking on the graphic below.

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California voters have spoken: YES on Prop. 59! We Want a 28th Amendment to Make Clear: Corporations Are NOT People, Money is NOT Speech!

California voters have spoken: YES on Prop. 59! We Want a 28th Amendment to Make Clear: Corporations Are NOT People, Money is NOT Speech!

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Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors passes MTA Resolution

October 8, 2019

Money should not count as free speech, Santa Clara County lawmakers decided Tuesday, October 8, 2019

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Protesters rally against ICE and McKinley statue, for justice for Josiah

July 3, 2018
Hunter Cresswell

On Monday morning, more than 60 protesters and community members gathered on an Old Town Eureka sidewalk to protest against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement — ICE — operations in Humboldt County, racism, the separation of families at the U.S.-Mexican border, the statue of President William McKinley on the Arcata Plaza and for resolution in the 2017 stabbing death of David Josiah Lawson.

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'Theft Of Our Heritage': Thousands Protest Trump's Cuts to Utah's National Monuments

December 4, 2017
Lorraine Chow

President Donald Trump will visit Utah today to announce dramatic cuts to two national monuments in the state.

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Lang Waters: Corporations are not people

June 4, 2017
Lang Waters

In November of last year Californians passed "The California Overturn of Citizens United Act Advisory Question," known as Proposition 59.

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