Tag Archives: Iowa Move To Amend

U.S. Senate To Vote Sept. 8 On Constitutional Amendment To Overturn Citizens United

Note from BFIA:  Sign the petition to get money out of politics.  But don’t just sign the petition. Be sure and contact Senators Harkin and Grassley. CREDO Action On September 8, the Senate is scheduled to vote on a constitutional … Continue reading

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To Amend In Iowa Get Moving

IOWA CITY— We can thank Move to Amend for the sentences “corporations are not people,” and “money is not free speech.” Now what? David Cobb, one of the founders of the organization, didn’t have an answer at the Iowa City … Continue reading

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Move To Amend’s Barnstorming Tour Coming To Iowa City

MovetoAmend.org On Thursday April 17, David Cobb will be making a stop in Iowa City as part of Move To Amend’s spring barnstorming tour. The event will be at noon at the Iowa City Public Library, Meeting Room A.  This … Continue reading

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Iowa Move to Amend Events

Marybeth Gardam wrote a response to my post “A Dose of Citizens United Reality” to say “the rumors of my demise are overstated.” While Marybeth is moving out of state, she is in the process of saying a long goodbye … Continue reading

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A Dose of Citizens United Reality

Writing in The Nation, John Nichols put the best possible face on what he described in as, “the broad-based national campaign to enact a constitutional amendment to overturn the U.S. Supreme Court rulings that ushered in a new era of … Continue reading

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Are Corporations People? Is Money Speech? Panel Discussion At ISU

Action Alert From Mary Beth Gardam,  Iowa MovetoAmend.org This Thursday, April 4th at 7pm in the ISU Memorial Union SUN ROOM, I will be sharing a panel slot with Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Jorgen Rasmussen and our colleague … Continue reading

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Campaign Finance Reform Rally At State Capitol Wednesday

Iowa PIRG Releases Comprehensive Data on 2012 Election Spending to Mark 3rd Anniversary of Citizens United Decision Iowa Move to Amend  joins with Iowa Public Interest Research Group, Stand For Iowa, and the Iowa League of Women Voters  in bringing … Continue reading

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Citizens United And The 21st Century Civil Rights Struggle for Personhood

WHO IS A PERSON? The 21st Century Civil Rights Struggle for Personhood Friday, September 21st at 5pm through 6:30pm At The Paul Engle Center, 1600 4th Avenue, SE, Cedar Rapids, IA Free Admission — Refreshments Served Voter Registration Event SLAVERY … Continue reading

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Sister Anne Fiala, Woman For Peace

by Marybeth Gardam [Sister Anne Fiala, RSM, 89, died Sunday, July 29, 2012, at Caritas Center in Dubuque after a lengthy illness.  http://thegazette.com/%5D Sister Ann Fiala passed away last week at 89, the Gazette Obituary declared.  I stood at her … Continue reading

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