Cleveland is one of more than 25 cities across the US where activists gathered Tuesday to support the "We the People Amendment" to the Constitution. The amendment would take away corporations’ ability to fund political campaigns. Madelon Watts organized a demonstration outside Representative Marcia Fudge’s Cleveland office. Watts said they have two main goals.
Listen Listening...0:15 Watts on bringing more attention to the amendment
The May 6 op-ed “Government shouldn’t dictate views we’re allowed to hear” by Bradley Smith presented a false choice of what to trust — the proposed 28th Amendment or the First Amendment.
Move to Amend’s proposed We the People Amendment (House Joint Resolution 48) declares that “artificial entities such as corporations do not have constitutional rights” and that political election spending “is not free speech.”
Mansfield Frazier talks with Greg and Sally about a Constitutional Amendment moving power from corporate rule to We the People, establishing real democracy. Explores how corporations got Constitutional rights that were originally intended for human beings only.