Pro-Democracy Activists March in Arkansas to Crush Citizens United

JoAnn Chateau

John Bonifaz, President of Free Speech for People, marches beside Jonah Minkoff-Zern of Public Citizen holding up a sign that says, 'Enough! Corporations are NOT people. Money is NOT speech.' John Bonifaz, President of Free Speech for People, marches beside Jonah Minkoff-Zern of Public Citizen holding up a sign that says, ‘Enough! Corporations are NOT people. Money is NOT speech.’

On Tuesday in Little Rock, pro-democracy activists from all over the country marched on the state Capitol to promote Arkansas’s crucial ballot initiative to get big money out of politics. That is, Arkansans intend to overturn Citizens United.

Arkansas May Be 17th State to Pass Resolution to Crush Citizens United

16 states have already passed resolutions to overturn Citizens United. They are determined to amend the Constitution in order to establish that corporations are not people and that money is not speech.

Arkansas is on the verge of being the 17th state to call for a Constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United. It has the unique opportunity to put the amendment on their 2016 ballot, and state…

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4 thoughts on “Pro-Democracy Activists March in Arkansas to Crush Citizens United

  1. sojourner

    This shows that people are fed up! This is a good start, but, when the time is right, the constitution and everything else dealing with democracy, or any other form of large government, needs to be thrown in the trash burner.

    But this is encouraging for sure!

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      1. sojourner

        Evidently it has started, since this is the seventeenth state standing up to the tyranny. 17 can easily become 50. And then maybe Europeans will get off their holier than butts and join in?

        And then we would have what we really need, a worldwide uprising! Not just country by country, but most of the world saying, “NO MORE!” Let us hope in this sign!

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