Friday, January 27, 2012

28th Amendment to outlaw corporate 'personhood'

San Francisco - OccupyWallSt protesters converged on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals under a black muslin scrim to deliver a proposed 28th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would abolish corporate "personhood."

The precedent that allows corporate entities the same civil rights as human beings, including the First Amendment right to political speech was established in a U.S. Supreme Court decision handed down in 2010 in Citizen United v. FEC.

(please click here for a discussion of the Citizen United holding)

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