Move to Amend warns Tampa & Sarasota about money in politics

Money in politics sign held by an orange octopus!

A national movement to get big money out of politics and to challenge the idea of corporate personhood is hosting discussions throughout Florida, including in Tampa and Sarasota.

WMNF News interviewed Keyan Bliss, a grassroots volunteer coordinator with the Move to Amend coalition.

“Move to Amend is a national non-partisan coalition of over 500 organizations and hundreds of thousands of individuals committed to social, political and economic justice, ending corporate rule and building a vibrant democracy that is genuinely accountable to all people without distinction and not just corporate interests.

“To accomplish this vision, Move to Amend is seeking to amend the U.S. Constitution to unequivocally state that corporations – artificial entities created by state law – are not people with the same inalienable constitutional rights as human beings. And that money is not equal to free speech under the First Amendment, so that we can…

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