Corporate Personhood Should Be Banned, Once and For All

Outrageous SCOTUS Decision Should Reignite Most Necessary of Debates

Today's decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in Citizens United v.
Federal Election Commission shreds the fabric of our already weakened
democracy by allowing corporations to more completely dominate our
corrupted electoral process. It is outrageous that corporations already
attempt to influence or bribe our political candidates through their
political action committees (PACs), which solicit employees and
shareholders for donations. With this decision, corporations can now
also draw on their corporate treasuries and pour vast amounts of
corporate money, through independent expenditures, into the electoral
swamp already flooded with corporate campaign PAC contribution dollars.

This corporatist, anti-voter decision is so extreme that it should
galvanize a grassroots effort to enact a Constitutional Amendment to
once and for all end corporate personhood and curtail the corrosive
impact of big money on politics. It is indeed time for a Constitutional
amendment to prevent corporate campaign contributions from
commercializing our elections and drowning out the civic and political
voices and values of citizens and voters. It is way overdue to
overthrow "King Corporation" and restore the sovereignty of "We the

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