It should be a constitutional amendment to end corporate personhood, but we’ll take it!
Fort Lauderdale police have even arrested a 90-year-old man and two ministers who were simply trying to share food with the homeless.
What if the Republicans demand a Balanced Budget Amendment to raise the Debt Ceiling, they did in 2011 and every Republican signed on to it, but they could not get the super majority needed.
Representative Louie Gohmerts “Balanced Budget Amendment” = National Suicide.
section 1. Total outlays for any fiscal year shall not exceed total receipts for that fiscal year.
“section 2. Total outlays for any fiscal year shall not exceed 17.5 percent of economic output of the United States.
“section 3. The limit on the debt of the United States held by the public shall not be increased unless three-fourths of the whole number of each House shall provide by law for such an increase by a rollcall vote.
“section 4. Prior to each fiscal year, the President shall transmit to the Congress a proposed budget for the United States Government for that fiscal year in which total outlays do not exceed total receipts. The President’s failure to transmit to the Congress a balanced budget will be considered an impeachable offense, except in emergency situations as described in section 6, in which case the President may submit a nonbalanced budget under the procedures described in those sections.
“section 5. A bill to increase revenue shall not become law unless three-fourths of the whole number of each House shall provide by law for such an increase by a rollcall vote.
“section 6. The Congress may waive all the provisions of this article for any fiscal year in which a declaration of war is in effect. All the provisions of this article may be waived for any fiscal year in which the United States is engaged in military conflict which causes an imminent and serious military threat to national security and is so declared by a joint resolution, adopted by a majority of the whole number of each House, which becomes law. Any such waiver must identify and be limited to the specific excess or increase for that fiscal year made necessary by the identified military conflict.
“section 7. The Congress shall enforce and implement this article by appropriate legislation, which may rely on estimates of outlays and receipts.
“section 8. Total receipts shall include all receipts of the United States Government except those derived from borrowing. Total outlays shall include all outlays of the United States Government except for those for repayment of debt principal.
“section 9. This article shall take effect beginning with the third fiscal year beginning after its ratification.”.
1. A Constitutional Amendment to the US Constitution Anchoring the Right to Vote into it, as proposed by Mark Pocan, Keith Ellison and Bernie Sanders.
2. Federal Automatic Voter Registration.
3. Election Days to be Public Holidays “Democracy Day”, Legislation to make this a reality has been introduced by Bernie Sanders.
4. A Federal Law stipulating 30 days early voting in all 50 States.
5. Ranked-Choice Voting or Instant Run Off Voting or Single Transferable Vote for Federal Elections.
28th Amendment to the United States Constitution
House Joint Resolution 48 introduced January 30, 2017
Section 1. [Artificial Entities Such as Corporations Do Not Have Constitutional Rights]
The rights protected by the Constitution of the United States are the rights of natural persons only.
Artificial entities established by the laws of any State, the United States, or any foreign state shall have no rights under this Constitution and are subject to regulation by the People, through Federal, State, or local law.
The privileges of artificial entities shall be determined by the People, through Federal, State, or local law, and shall not be construed to be inherent or inalienable.
Section 2. [Money is Not Free Speech]
Federal, State, and local government shall regulate, limit, or prohibit contributions and expenditures, including a candidate’s own contributions and expenditures, to ensure that all citizens, regardless of their economic status, have access to the political process, and that no person gains, as a result of their money, substantially more access or ability to influence in any way the election of any candidate for public office or any ballot measure.
Federal, State, and local government shall require that any permissible contributions and expenditures be publicly disclosed.
The judiciary shall not construe the spending of money to influence elections to be speech under the First Amendment.
Three overdue Amendments to the United States Constitution. The 28th Amendment: Corporations are not People, Money is not Speech, The Rights contained in the Constitition apply to Natural Persons only and not legal fictions. The 29th Amendment: Every natural person who has attained voting age shall have the Right To Vote in the Jurisdiction they reside, The 30th Amendment: The Equal Rights Amendment.