Rally for City Resolution to End Corporate Personhood 1 4 12

From PortlandWiki
Jump to: navigation, search

Rally for City Resolution to End Corporate Personhood


  • Date: Wed, January 4, 2012
  • Time: 8:30am – 9:30am
  • Location: Portland City Hall - 1221 SW 4th Ave
  • Jump to this event's wiki page, edit it, discuss it or return to the events page.


On Wednesday, January 4th, join the Move to Amend Portland chapter as we rally outside City Hall to support and strengthen the proposed city resolution supporting a federal constitutional amendment to End Corporate Personhood.

You can view the Mayor's proposed resolution here: http://www.portlandonline.com/shared/cfm/image.cfm?id=377616.

We will have a few speakers and fanfare before we head inside to pack the council chambers as members of Move To Amend testify before the City Council in favor of a resolution which explicitly supports a constitutional amendment making clear that corporations are not people and money is not speech.

Wear red and bring signs (signs brought into council chambers can be no larger than 8 1/2 x 11) See you there!
Rally/Hearing details
  • 8-8:30 - Gather at City Hall
  • 8:45-9:15 - Rally with speakers
  • 9:30 - Enter city council chambers to hear and support our speakers addressing the city council.
End corporate personhood.
Money is not speech.

Other details
January 12th at 2 PM, the city council has scheduled the official hearing on the resolution and will likely take a vote. So plan on being at this city council meeting, to offer support and/or to testify in favor of an improved resolution and to support allowing us all to vote by referring language to the ballot.

more information