Posts Tagged Constitution
Sign the petition: What we have to remember is that in a democracy things are in flux all the time. Just because a bill becomes law doesn’t mean it will stay that way. The powerful are constantly trying to change things to fit their agendas. And regarding Voting Rights, “thanks to the Supreme Court, the Voting Rights Act is weaker now than when it was passed 50 years ago.” Conservative groups worked hard to undo the progress that progressives took for granted and now old battles must be fought again, just to get back to where we were. Read the Credo Action below and sign the petition helping to “Fight to pass the Voting Rights Advancement Act, which would restore the Voting Rights Act and block new efforts to suppress African-American and Latino votes.”
Read, learn and contribute: I believe corporations are not people and this has become my overall top political priority. Until our constitution makes this unquestionably clear, by amendment, corporations will continue to rule our political process. Little else will have any real sustaining chance. The “Move To Amend” organization is on the forefront of this effort. Their mission statement says: “We are calling for an amendment to the US Constitution to unequivocally state that inalienable rights belong to human beings only, and that money is not a form of protected free speech under the First Amendment and can be regulated in political campaigns.” Browse the Move To Amend site and learn more about the effort, the ways to get involved and of course you can Donate here. I did this week.