Tired of big donors and special interests calling the shots?
Join us in supporting HR 440
to call for a 28th Amendment to the Constitution!
Pennsylvania is slated to have one of the most expensive election years coming up in 2018. This is the new normal in the post Citizens United world, but with your help we can end the domination of big money in our elections with a nationwide movement for political equality. HR 440 will call for a 28th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Representative Frank Dermody (D-33) has introduced HR 440 in the PA state legislature, a resolution urging Congress to propose an amendment to the United States Constitution “clarifying the distinction between the rights of natural persons and the rights of corporations and other legal entities under the First Amendment and giving Congress and state legislatures the power to regulate political contributions and expenditures.” Rep. Dermody is joined by 26 others representatives who support the resolution.
Please join Jeff Clements of American Promise, author Judy Wicks, and Ben Cohen of Stamp Stampede in support of HR 440!
Jeff Clements is a founder and President of American Promise and co-founder of Free Speech for People. He is the author of Corporations Are Not People: Reclaiming Democracy From Big Money & Global Corporations. In his legal career, he has been a partner in a major Boston law firm and has served as Assistant Attorney General and Chief of the public law enforcement bureau in the Attorney General’s Office in Massachusetts.
Ben Cohen is known for co-founding Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream. However, Ben is also the Head Stamper at Stamp Stampede, an organization that stamps dollar bills with anti-money-in-politics messages. He has served on the boards of Oxfam America, Greenpeace, and Hampshire College. He is the recipient of the U.S. Small Businessperson of the Year Award, several honorary doctorates, and has authored several books.
Judy Wicks is the cofounder of the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE). She also founded the Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia. In 1983 she opened White Dog Café in Philadelphia, which she ran for 26 years. Her award-winning book, “Good Morning, Beautiful Business” was published in 2013. Judy is a member of the national advisory councils of both American Promise and Stamp Stampede.
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