5 results for author: George Penn


TWO MORE COMMUNITIES VOTE TO GET BIG MONEY OUT OF POLITICS

  In the November election, Wisconsin residents in two communities voted to amend the U.S. Constitution to clarify that only human beings should have inalienable human rights and money is not the same thing as free speech. The referenda passed with overwhelming majorities in both Winnebago County (76%) and the town of Land O’ Lakes in Vilas County (84%). That brings the total to 166 Wisconsin communities that have called for an amendment. In total, almost 3.2 million people (56% of Wisconsinites) live in these jurisdictions.  Across the country, 20 state legislatures have voted for an amendment, as well as over 830 towns, ...

SEVENTEEN MORE COMMUNITIES VOTE TO AMEND THE U.S. CONSTITUTION

  In the April election, Wisconsin residents in seventeen communities voted to amend the U.S. Constitution to clarify that only human beings should have inalienable human rights and money is not the same thing as free speech. All referenda passed with overwhelming majorities in the cities of Rhinelander (89%) and Eagle River (87%) and the towns of Wescott (86%), Newbold (87%), Crescent (83%), Pelican (85%), Woodruff (85%), Pine Lake (86%), Hazelhurst (86%), Arbor Vitae (81%), Presque Isle (79%), Winchester (79%), Boulder Junction (86%), Phelps (81%), Lac du Flambeau (85%), Plum Lake (82%) and Manitowish Waters (77%). That brings the total ...

WISCONSIN UNITED TO AMEND

On Tuesday, April 7th, Wisconsin residents in Seventeen communities will vote on whether to amend the U.S. Constitution to clarify that only humans should have constitutional rights and that money is not the same as speech and political spending can be limited to allow all Americans to participate in the democratic process. Voters will cast ballots in the following cities and towns: Cities: Rhinelander, Eagle River Towns: Wescott (Shawano); Newbold, Crescent, Pelican, Woodruff, Pine Lake, Hazelhurst (Oneida); Arbor Vitae, Presque Isle, Winchester, Boulder Junction, Phelps, Lac du Flambeau, Plum Lake, Manitowish Waters (Vilas) If all vote ...

YOU ARE INVITED TO THE 21ST CENTURY WISCONSIN POLITICAL REFORM CHAUTAUQUA

Please join us at our Reform Chautauqua, Sept. 7-8 in Menomonie, Wisconsin. Speakers include former Sen. Dale Schultz, Matt Rothschild of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, Mike McCabe from Blue Jean Nation, Sachin Chheda on Fair Redistricting, Lena and Rich Eng from Unite America and George Penn with United To Amend. Please register here:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/21st-century-wisconsin-political-reform-chautauqua-tickets-62148252095. Are you a citizen activist, who fully understands that our democracy is corrupted and needs to be restored?  This Chautauqua will be a large gathering of people who want to help build the ...

Nine Communities Vote on Big Money in Politics

Nine Communities will vote to reclaim democracy from moneyed interests. On Tuesday, November 6th, Wisconsin residents in nine communities will vote on whether to amend the U.S. Constitution to clarify that only humans should have constitutional rights and that money is not the same as speech and political spending can be limited to allow all Americans to participate in the democratic process. Voters will cast ballots in Jackson, Sauk and Wood counties, the villages of Readstown, Westfield and Weston, and the towns of Kickapoo, Rib Mountain and Vermont. If all vote in favor, 142 Wisconsin communities will have called for the We The People ...