The Problem

The legally granted right to unchecked political spending by corporations, unions, and wealthy special interest groups is silencing the voices of citizens and corrupting our ability to freely and fairly elect a representative government of, by, and for the people. 

Our Goal

The goal of American Promise is to organize Americans to win the 28th Amendment to the Constitution to restore American democracy in which We the People—not big money, not corporations, not unions, not special interests—govern ourselves.
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A Matter of Debate: The 28th Amendment   |   Dec 05, 2018

Should we amend the Constitution to authorize political spending limits? That question was the subject of a recent debate between American Promise President Jeff Clements, business leader Elizabeth Doty and two incredibly qualified opponents—read our arguments for why the answer is “yes.” This issue lies at the heart of our work at American Promise, as we build support across the country for the 28th Amendment to ensure rights for people over privileges for corporations and... Read More >