A Petition to Support the Saving American Democracy Amendment

http://sanders.senate.gov/petition/?uid=f1c2660f-54b9-4193-86a4-ec2c39342c6c

Sen. Bernie Sanders has proposed a constitutional amendment that would overturn the Supreme Court decision in a case called Citizens United vs. FEC.

The Saving American Democracy Amendment states that:

• Corporations are not persons with constitutional rights equal to real people.
• Corporations are subject to regulation by the people.
• Corporations may not make campaign contributions.
• Congress and states have the power to regulate campaign finances.

 

 

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White House Could Cast Decisive Vote to Permit 20,000 Fracking Wells in Delaware River Basin

Friday 11 November 2011
by: Amy Goodman, Democracy Now! | Report

http://www.truth-out.org/white-house-could-cast-decisive-vote-permit-20000-fracking-wells-delaware-river-basin/1321035599

This week the Delaware River Basin Commission released draft regulations to allow for the natural gas drilling technique hydraulic fracturing, known as fracking, in the river’s watershed, which provides water to 15.6 million people in New York City, Philadelphia and New Jersey. The proposed plan would allow for some 20,000 gas wells to be developed in the watershed. A vote on the regulations is set for


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Stop the Anti-Environment Attack

The anti-environment wing of the Republican Party is trying to destroy the Environmental Protection Agency. It's step one in letting their biggest supporters completely disregard environmental protections -- no matter what the cost.

I know that statement sounds too scary to be true, and I wish it were. But with Newt Gingrich and a number of members of Congress calling for just that, we have to take it seriously.

And we have to fight back.

Join nearly 10,000 of our fellow Americans who care about clean air and clean water and have already signed my petition to the Senate Environment and


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Protect Net Neutrality

URGENT: Sign Mark Udall's petition "20,000 strong for Net Neutrality!"

Sign my petition to demand that Congress stand up for a free and open internet.

UPDATE:
We won! The Senate has voted this measure down. The Internet must be protected from the corporate interests that were the real hands behind this Bill. Thanks to Senator Mark Udall for attracting our attention to this matter. Democracy requires participation! - Adam Trombly 11/10/11


 

 

 

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