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Urging Patience, Leahy Promotes Bill To Overturn Citizens United
Monday, 05/21/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Sen. Patrick Leahy is pushing a bill that would overturn the Supreme Court's Citizens United campaign finance ruling.
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Recapping Town Meeting Results
Wednesday, 03/07/12
By Jane Lindholm
VPR's Jane Lindholm and Ross Sneyd wrap up the results of votes, and get your reaction to the issues debated and decided on Town Meeting Day.
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With Full Schedules, Towns Block Corporate Personhood From Ballots
Monday, 02/27/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Many Vermont towns will take up the hot-button national issue of corporate personhood. But some say it has no place at their meetings because it is a national issue and they've got plenty else to worry about.
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Towns To Vote On Corporate Personhood
Friday, 02/03/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Many cities and towns are putting the hot-button national issue of corporate personhood on their local agenda. By petition, residents across Vermont have requested that an article be placed on ballots asking voters whether they support overturning the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision.
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Vt. To Weigh Anti-Citizens United Resolution
Wednesday, 01/18/12
One of the co-founders of Ben & Jerry's ice cream was on hand as Vermont lawmakers and advocates unveiled a resolution calling for an amendment to the U.S. Constitution overturning the U.S. Supreme Court's Citizens United decision. VPR: Targeting Corporate Personhood Public Post: Burlington Ballot Measure
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Burlington Councilors Want Corporate Personhood On Ballot
Saturday, 12/17/11
By Kirk Carapezza
Some city councilors in Burlington want the city to adopt a resolution urging Congress to amend the Constitution and strip corporations of their rights to free speech.
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Ben & Jerry Target "Corporate Personhood"
Monday, 11/28/11
By Jane Lindholm
Ben & Jerry are synonymous with ice cream, but they have also been long-time advocates for social change. Now, they are setting their sights on corporate America, by backing a constitutional amendment to ban "corporate personhood."
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