Tag Archives: Move to Amend

‘Pivotal Moment’ For The Movement To Remove Big Money From Politics

It is always worth taking the time to read John Nichols. commondreams.org The Senate will wrangle this week over whether to amend the Constitution to allow citizens and their representatives to organize elections where votes matter more than dollars. The … 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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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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Why Are Corporate Members Of ALEC Writing Iowa’s Laws?

Iowa Move To Amend along with Blog for Iowa, Progress Iowa, Sierra Club, Physicians for Social Responsibility and others co-sponsored an appearance by Lisa Graves in Cedar Rapids on Sunday, July 15th at the Electrical Union Hall 1211 Wiley Blvd. … Continue reading

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