“Citizens United: Chicago Alderman Joe Moore Introducing Resolution Targeting Corporate Personhood” @ Huffington Post
Posted on July 23, 2012
July 23, 2012: “A Chicago alderman on Monday was set to officially unveil a new resolution opposing the Supreme Court’s 2010 ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission.
Ald. Joe Moore (49th) is expected to call for a constitutional amendment to overturn the high court’s controversial decision, which held that corporations have a first amendment right to spend unlimited amounts of money on political campaigns, during a City Council Committee on Human Relations hearing Monday. U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) was also expected to be present at the hearing.
The resolution [PDF] states that the Citizens United ruling — as well as its Buckleyruling — ‘have posed a serious and direct threat to our democracy by unleashing a torrent of corporate and personal money in our political process unmatched by any campaign expenditures in United States history.’……………………”
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