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.
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. Read More
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According to the American Constitution Society, in the 15 years since the last significant data collection, fundraising for judicial campaigns has more than doubled, from $83.3 million in the 90s to $206.9 million in the 2000s. Wondering how all that money influences our judicial branch? Here are a few ways, all from empirical research studies. 1. Business + Judges: “There is a significant relationship between business group contributions to state supreme court justices and the voting... Read More >