The notion that a corporation can claim constitutional rights of any sort is outrageously nonsensical.
"On Jan. 20, 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court offered the momentous 5-4 Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission ruling declaring that corporations are people. Five years later, 73 percent of Americans are opposed to Citizens United and see the absurdity of considering a corporate entity a person."
Today’s 5-4 ruling in the Hobby Lobby case is outrageous. Corporations, closely held or not, do not have religious beliefs. Only natural human beings have religious beliefs and freedoms. Allowing a person in their role as a business owner and employer to impose their beliefs on their employees violates the employees’ rights to religious freedom.
It has been big news lately regarding the pipeline of “Outside” money being spent on our state political campaign for U.S. Senate. I believe that most Alaskans feel like I do, that there is no way I can keep up with the wealthy funders funneling money through PACs and that my voice is being drowned out.
Sharman Haley explains why Chief Justice Roberts has expressed a "fundamentally flawed understanding of the real nature of politics in the United States" in the recent McCutcheon v. FEC Supreme Court case.
Letter writer describes her experience in watching plays performed by local talent. Written by James Allison of Indiana's Move to Amend, they illuminate details of Santa Clara v. Southern Pacific Railroad  and Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission  in dramatic, exciting fashion, making these legal decisions come to life.
Shannyn Moore exposes Koch money influencing Alaska politics, referring to this as a direct result of the "craptastic 5-4 decision" in Citizens United v. FEC .
A gentleman living on the Kenai Peninsula was burglarized. $1,000 in 100-dollar bills were stolen, distinctive because they were stamped in red ink with Move to Amend slogans. In the report, Christiansen goes into a fairly lengthy explanation of Move to Amend.
This is a 30-minute talk given by Bob McChesney about media and how it has shrunk in both numbers and quality; and John Nichols using the GMO labeling fight in Washington state as an example of how money in politics overrides citizen intentions. They end by supporting a constitutional amendment and naming Move to Amend. Highly recommended.
Written on the 127th anniversary of the 1886 case, Santa Clara County vs. Southern Pacific Railroad Corp., Ms. Haley relates the history of Corporate Personhood in the U.S. She ends with an explanation of why and how a constitutional amendment will answer the problem of corporations attaining more power than citizens through the courts.