We are an ever growing group of New Yorkers who are committed to rescuing our democracy from the devastating influences of corporate money in politics.
We are outraged by the Supreme Court’s ruling on Citizens United v. Federal Electoral Commission, which unleashed a wave of corporate money into our election system. The ruling held that corporate spending is protected under the first amendment right to free speech.
We object to the Supreme Court’s view that money is a form of speech. Even if it was, corporations are not people, so they are not entitled to our right to free speech.
Join us as we unite and organize to demand a constitutional amendment that would overturn Citizens United, and to assert that corporations are not people and money is not speech!
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