Thomas Jefferson on Corporate Influence

by Mark Lovett on August 21, 2012

If Thomas Jefferson were alive today, and learned about how the United States Supreme Court descimated democracy when they ruled that limits could not be placed on corporate donations to elections, he would most likely laugh and say, “Told you so.”  Mr. Jefferson understood all too well the power of greed.

Thomas Jefferson Quote on Unbridled Corporation Influence

Thomas Jefferson wrote these words in a letter to George Logan on November 12, 1816, so it’s been nearly 200 years since that fateful warning, and we have yet to fully understand or embrace the message he was trying to convey.  But that could all change due to the efforts of a new grass-roots organization that is pushing for enactment of a constitutional amendment to define people as, well, people.

Move To Amend Gets It!

Move to Amend is a coalition of hundreds of organizations and tens of thousands of individuals committed to social and economic justice, ending corporate rule, and building a vibrant democracy that is genuinely accountable to the people, not corporate interests.

Move to Amend 2012 Regional Democracy Convergences

We call 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.

Help uphold the sovereignty of the human race: Corporations are not People!

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