Brookhaven Supervisor Says Yes to overturn Citizens United

Brookhaven elected officials Romaine, Cartright, & Kepert vote to overturn Citizens United.

Brookhaven fights Citizens United 12/17/15

Support a statement from the Town of Brookhaven to the State legislature that NY must be the 17th State to support a Constitutional amendment to overturn the disastrous effects of Citizens United.

Story of Citizens United vs. FEC 6/30/14

Join Move to Amend Brookhaven for a viewing of the short film, The Story of Citizens United vs. FEC and an evening of stimulating conversation.

What Can You Do About Money in Politic$? Amend 10/1/12

Should we amend the Constitution to end corporate personhood?

Green Party: Despite the Supreme Court’s healthcare ruling, America needs Single Payer

Green Party candidates said the Supreme Court ruling on Obama/Romneycare should not distract from real health care reform — Single-Payer

Ending the culture of Corporate Personhood

To end the myth of corporate person hood, we must work to change our entire culture’s view, not just work for the legalistic solution of a constitutional amendment.

Occupy Long Island occupies the courts (video and info)

Occupy Long Island visits the Federal Courthouse in CI Story and video at Long Island Press: here. Occupy Wall Street activists from Long Island participated in the “Occupy The Courts” January 20th action inspired by Move To Amend. Occupiers gathered outside the big, white, Federal Court in Central Islip. They were  protesting Citizens United, the recent […]

NYCLU Advocacy: DOJ Affirms Immigrant Children’s Right to Attend Schools

IW:  The government should be putting school officials in jail who break this law, just like the school officials try to put parents in jail for trying to get their children a good education. The U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Department of Education have issued guidance <http://www.nyclu.org/files/releases/DOJ%20DOE%20guidance.pdf> to all the nation’s school districts clarifying […]

In AT&T v. Concepcion, U.S. Supreme Court Deals Crushing Blow to Consumers

Statement of Deepak Gupta, Attorney, Public Citizen who represented the Concepcions before the U.S. Supreme Court. This morning, the U.S. Supreme Court dealt a crushing blow to American consumers and employees, ruling that companies can ban class actions in the fine print of contracts. Now, whenever you sign a contract to get a cell phone, open […]

Green Party Stands United Against Citizens United

Today – on the one-year anniversary of the Citizens United v. FEC decision that legalized unrestrained corporate spending on federal elections – the Green Party re-affirms its opposition to corporate personhood, corporate speech rights, and corporate control of America’s public spaces, media, and elections. After the Supreme Court decided in a 5-4 decision to strike […]

The BRAD BLOG : NY, AK Election Contests Demonstrate, Again, Why Paper Ballots Need to Actually Be Counted

h/t TruthOut Having paper ballots is one thing. Seeing them actually be counted, unfortunately, continues to be quite another matter. For those of you who may not understand why it’s not enough to merely have hand-marked paper ballots that are tallied only by oft-failed, easily-manipulated computers — even if those paper ballots could be counted […]

Green and Libertarian Parties File Lawsuit for Equitable Ballot Access in North Carolina

On September 9, 2010 , the North Carolina Supreme Court heard oral arguments from the North Carolina Green Party and the Libertarian Party of North Carolina. The action was filed by the Libertarian Party in 2005 and joined later by the North Carolina Green Party (http://www.ncgreenparty.org). Both parties will argue that current ballot access laws […]

NYS Education Department Tells School Districts to Drop Illegal Barriers for Immigrant Children in Response to NYCLU Study

In response to an analysis conducted by the New York Civil Liberties Union which found that at least 20 percent of public school districts across New York State may be unlawfully barring or discouraging the enrollment of immigrant students, the New York State Education Department this week issued guidance to all school districts making clear […]

CA Green Party: Prop. 8 ruling freezing marriages equality until Winter is a Mistake

The Green Party of California called an appeal court’s decision to hold up same-sex marriages until at least December so the 9th Circuit can rule on the constitutionality of Prop. 8, a mistake, and another attack on the rights of a discriminated class of citizens. The decision Monday froze same-sex marriages, which were due to […]

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