01
Apr
2013

Jane Byrnes, We the People of Kansas

Jane Byrnes, We the People of Kansas

Why am I so persistent on this issue of Big Money in Public Decisions?   I’ve never been an activist, I don’t want to be a leader, and I have a busy and interesting job and family.  I don’t want to acknowledge the birds-eye view of climate change, increase in poverty, takeover of the food supply, superficiality of the media—much less, spread the word. 

But I can’t walk away. 

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28
Jun
2013

Lyle Hyde, Illinois Coalition to Overturn Citizens United

Lyle Hyde, Illinois Coalition to Overturn Citizens United

Chicago, Illinois

Lyle Hyde, Jr. played a key role in the Illinois Coalition to Overturn Citizens United. Working with legislators from both parties, the Coalition passed a resolution in the state legislature making Illinois the 14th state to call for a constitutional amendment.

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12
Nov
2013

Barbara Frierson, West Virginians for Democracy

Barbara Frierson, West Virginians for Democracy

Charlston, West Virginia

Barbara Frierson was a key leader in making West Virginia the 12th state to call for constitutional amendment. After meeting initial resistance from the legislature, Barbara coordinated successful lobby days, rallies, and press events. The coalition successfully passed the resolution with bipartisan support.

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05
Feb
2014

Learn about the McCutcheon Activists

Learn about the McCutcheon Activists

Meet the activists who are gearing up around the country organizing rallies to take place on the day of the McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission ruling. Learn what the ruling means to them and why it is so critical for everyday people to get involved.

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