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Build Democracy, End Corporate Rule - Campaign Kickoff

  • Laborers Union Local 270 Hall 509 Emory Street San Jose, CA 95110 USA (map)

A Santa Clara County Ballot Initiative for November 2014

Join MTA National Spokesperson David Cobb and California State Senator Jim Beall


Move To  Amend (MTA) is a national movement to pass a 28th Constitutional Amendment so that only human beings, not corpora-tions, are endowed with constitutional rights and that money is not equivalent to free speech.  The local ballot initiative will send a strong message from Silicon Valley that our democracy and our economy exist for We the People.  In addition to an advisory vote on the 28th Amendment, the local ordinance will establish an annual Democracy Day to engage local residents in dialogue and action around the issues of money as speech and corporate constitutional rights.

We need your support with signature gathering and contributions to head our Nation in a new direction.  Hundreds of initiatives and resolutions have already passed around the country, usually garnering 70-80% of the vote.  We will be gathering 75,000 signatures through May of 2014 for the November 2014 ballot.

Date:       Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, 6:45-8:30 PM

Place:      Laborers Union Local 270 Hall

                509 Emory Street, San Jose, CA 95110

                Corner of Coleman Between Taylor & Hedding

Initial Endorsers:  American Muslim Voice, California Alliance for Retired Americans (CARA), Cham Deliverance Ministry, Code Pink San Jose, Dream Menders, Friends of Human Relations of Santa Clara County, Human Agenda, Laborers Union Local 270, San Jose Peace & Justice Center, San Jose/Silicon Valley NAACP, Silicon Valley DeBug, United Food & Commercial Workers Local 5, Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom (WILPF) Partial List

For More Info: Eitan Fenson at or 650-302-8760, or Richard Hobbs or 408-460-2999  

Build Democracy, End Corporate Rule FPPC# 1360075

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