Pro-Democracy Activists March in Arkansas to Crush Citizens United

Posted on May 21, 2015

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JoAnn Chateau

John Bonifaz, President of Free Speech for People, marches beside Jonah Minkoff-Zern of Public Citizen holding up a sign that says, 'Enough! Corporations are NOT people. Money is NOT speech.' John Bonifaz, President of Free Speech for People, marches beside Jonah Minkoff-Zern of Public Citizen holding up a sign that says, ‘Enough! Corporations are NOT people. Money is NOT speech.’

On Tuesday in Little Rock, pro-democracy activists from all over the country marched on the state Capitol to promote Arkansas’s crucial ballot initiative to get big money out of politics. That is, Arkansans intend to overturn Citizens United.

Arkansas May Be 17th State to Pass Resolution to Crush Citizens United

16 states have already passed resolutions to overturn Citizens United. They are determined to amend the Constitution in order to establish that corporations are not people and that money is not speech.

Arkansas is on the verge of being the 17th state to call for a Constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United. It has the unique opportunity to put the amendment on their 2016 ballot, and state…

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