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6:16 am
Thu April 17, 2014

Santa Cruz Activists Aim to Inspire Constitutional Amendment With a Local Vote

Volunteers for Move to Amend Santa Cruz collected more than 10,000 signatures for a petition saying "corporations are not people and money is not free speech.
Credit Rowan Moore Gerety

Constitutional amendments don’t happen very often: there have been three in the last fifty years. But activists around the country are circulating petitions in support of a new amendment. This one is designed to overrule Supreme Court decisions like Citizens United and stem the tide of money in politics, and voters in Santa Cruz may soon have a chance to weigh in.

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