Kansas City’s Move To Amend group took part in the Brookside St. Patrick’s Day parade to promote their cause.
Corporations are NOT people
Move to Amend in Kansas City:
Kansas City Move to Amend is a nonpartisan association of Americans who were moved to take action against the Supreme Court’s disastrous ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. Corporations may now spend unlimited amounts of their vast resources to campaign for or against candidates running for office. The threat to our democracy is real.
The ruling was largely based on two absurd precedents: that a corporation is a person and that money is equivalent to speech.
Democracy means that the People rule. But if corporations are free to hijack elections by tapping into their colossal treasuries to influence elections, democracy is impossible.
We, of KC Move To Amend, aspire to amend the US Constitution to firmly establish that money is not speech and that human beings, not corporations, are persons entitled to constitutional rights….