OK..Just because I think that facts are helpful...I know...I know...radical thinking!
On the OP Source
...CNS "Conservative News Service"..tagline "The right
, WHAT DID SHE ACTUALLY SAY? Transcipts anyone? I don't trust spin. GIVE ME HER ACTUAL FULL STATEMENTS...CUZ I CAN"T FIND THEM...ONLY
RIGHT WING MEDIA TELLING ME CRAP...QUOTES? TRANSCRIPTS?
As best I can tell...they both spoke along with other congresspeople at the same summit. I am not denying she endorsed the Amendment...but please show
me where..Facts matter.
The text of the amendment
Section 1. We the people who ordain and establish this Constitution intend the rights protected by this Constitution to be the rights of natural
Section 2. People, person, or persons as used in this Constitution does not include corporations, limited liability companies or other corporate
entities established by the laws of any state, the United States, or any foreign state, and such corporate entities are subject to such regulation as
the people, through their elected state and federal representatives, deem reasonable and are otherwise consistent with the powers of Congress and the
States under this Constitution.
Section 3. Nothing contained herein shall be construed to limit the people's rights of freedom of speech, freedom of the press, free exercise of
religion, and such other rights of the people, which rights are inalienable.
The Bills Author
“I‘ve introduced a People’s Rights Amendment, which is very simple and straightforward,” Rep. Jim McGovern (D.-Mass.) said at the forum. “It
would make clear that all corporate entities, for-profit and non-profit alike, are not people with constitutional rights.
So far Montana's supreme court has defied the Federal ruling and held that Corporations are not people...
The legislatures of New Mexico, Vermont and Hawaii have passed resolutions calling for an Amendment and di so by largely bi-partisan votes.
11 Attorney Generals have signed on in support of this..
Delaware, Hawaii, Kentucky, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia.
I know...I know....it's inconvenient that they are all not "blue states"...it unfortunately suggests that this is not simply a left vs. right thing
ripe for name calling and partisan ignorance.