13 Jan '12, 7am

Here's How You Can Tell Congress To Dump Citizens United | Care2 Causes

Here's How You Can Tell Congress To Dump Citizens United | Care2 Causes

On January 18, Common Cause will launch their “Amend 2012″ campaign as part of a growing movement against the free-flow of corporate cash into the American electoral system. “Amend 2012″ will put voter instruction measures on state ballots that give voters the chance to tell their congressional representatives to adopt an amendment denying personhood to corporations. It’s a strategy with a long history in American politics. Constituent instructions played a key role in the adoption of early constitutional amendments. Almost all of the early American colonies used instructions from assemblies of voters to order their elected representatives to take specific positions. Voter instructions were one of the tactics used to pass the 17th Amendment for the direct election of Senators. In 1908 Oregon voters achieved direct election of U.S. Senators by passing a ballot measure that ...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/heres-how-you-can-tell-congre...

Tweets

How vain can one be?

How vain can one be?

virginluvtoxic.blogspot.com 15 Jan '12, 9am

Murder in the first/ the truth about cats and dogs/Priceless/200 pounds beauty/ my sassy girl/ One night in California/Be ...

Link for how you can help the #Dolphins #Tweet4...

seashepherd.org 14 Jan '12, 4pm

Write letters to the editors of your local newspapers Call TV and radio stations to ask them to cover this important news ...

Tell Canada It Has No Excuses Left For Seal Hunt | Care2 Causes

Tell Canada It Has No Excuses Left For Seal Hun...

care2.com 13 Jan '12, 10pm

Evidence from a new study found that harp seal pups in the North Atlantic are dying at an alarming rate due to the effects...

Sh*t Homophobes Say (Video) | Care2 Causes

care2.com 14 Jan '12, 8pm

If Ignorance is Bliss then these "people" must be enjoying a Rapture. The level of ignorance, fear and misinformation disp...

California Introduces Resolution To Overturn Ci...

care2.com 06 Jan '12, 12pm

California has become the latest state to introduce a resolution urging Congress to pass a constitutional amendment overtu...

can

louisvuitton.com 15 Jan '12, 8pm

Tell President Obama: Just Say No to the Keystone XL Pipeline | Care2 Causes

Tell President Obama: Just Say No to the Keysto...

care2.com 07 Jan '12, 5pm

by Frances Beinecke , President, NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) This is a do-or-die moment for the Keystone XL t...

Corporations Can Legally Dump Toxic Waste in Fertilizers: Why would anyone choose organic gardening? Besides bei...

Corporations Can Legally Dump Toxic Waste in Fe...

ecopreneurist.com 12 Jan '12, 9pm

Before you write me off , Take a few minutes and enter the search phrase “Toxic Waste in Fertilizers” into your favorite s...

Video Games for Pigs | Care2 Causes: It's not just humans that enjoy video games! Pigs like them too.Care2 Causes

Video Games for Pigs | Care2 Causes: It's not j...

care2.com 12 Jan '12, 5pm

It turns out that humans and pigs have one more thing in common! We both enjoy playing video games. When researchers at th...

Snowboarding Crow! | Care2 Causes

care2.com 16 Jan '12, 5am

the One Ocean that exists within the drop and the drop that exists within the ocean ,how much don't we know about the live...

Kansas Proposes Personhood Amendment - And This One Could Pass | Care2 Causes

Kansas Proposes Personhood Amendment - And This...

care2.com 14 Jan '12, 8pm

The state of Kansas has always been in the forefront when it comes to trying to restrict a woman’s access to abortion. The...

Senior Citizens Occupy, Shut Down Bank Of America | Care2 Causes

Senior Citizens Occupy, Shut Down Bank Of Ameri...

care2.com 09 Jan '12, 2am

Last week, while most of us tried to wake up from our holiday lethargy, a group of feisty senior citizens were standing to...

President Obama Urged To Include Climate Threat...

care2.com 14 Jan '12, 5pm

Please emphasize climate change and environmental safety. We in Pennsylvania are currently having our land, water, and air...

Occupy The Courts Protesters Seek To End Citizens United | Care2 Causes

Occupy The Courts Protesters Seek To End Citize...

care2.com 22 Jan '12, 12am

There are some who say that the Executive and Legislative branches of the United States Government no longer exist to serv...