Overturn Citizens United. Save Democracy.

The massive influx of money into our political system, made possible by rulings like the one in Citizens United v. FEC, has created an unprecedented crisis. We have seen an explosion of outside spending, as well as a glut of spending by tax-exempt "dark money" organizations that don't have to disclose their donors.
Open Secrets: Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission
Demos: Election Spending 2012
Reuters Poll: Most Americans Think Too Much Money in Politics
Senator Udall’s resolution, S.J.Res. 19 with cosponsors list.

The conflation of money with free speech has created a political environment wherein money routinely drowns out other voices. In the 2012 election cycle, just 132 donors giving at least $1 million each were responsible for 60.4% of all the money Super PACs raised.

Today, three-quarters of Americans agree that money has become a corrupting influence over our political process. A Constitutional Amendment to fix the problem is gaining support in the U.S. Senate.  Please sign this petition:

Money is not speech, corporations are not people, and our political system will not work if we don’t overturn Citizens United. We demand that the U.S. Senate pass this Constitutional Amendment (S.J.Res. 19) on behalf of democracy.

Add me to the following list(s):
  • Join The Other 98%

  • 1-25 of 20352 signatures
    Number Date Name Please add your own comments ...
    20352 4.1 years ago Catherine Hart
    20351 4.2 years ago Anonymous
    20350 6.1 years ago jeff hopkins
    20349 6.2 years ago James Fernow
    20348 6.4 years ago David Hagberg
    20347 6.5 years ago joseph austin
    20346 6.7 years ago S B
    20345 6.7 years ago S B
    20344 6.7 years ago Rishel Kessinger
    20343 7 years ago Ed Weiss
    20342 7.1 years ago rocco frangione
    20341 7.1 years ago Sinclair Johnson
    20340 7.1 years ago Ryan McGrath
    20339 7.1 years ago Ryan McGrath
    20338 7.2 years ago Addison Sparks
    20337 7.3 years ago James Phelps
    20336 7.3 years ago E B
    20335 7.3 years ago E B
    20334 7.4 years ago Alexander Gutierrez
    20333 7.4 years ago j. Alessi
    20332 7.4 years ago Sandra Kolinek
    20331 7.5 years ago Mark Teig
    20330 7.5 years ago Mark Teig
    20329 7.5 years ago Lillian Cervantes
    20328 7.5 years ago Lillian Cervantes
    Next ->


    By taking action you will be automatically signed up for action alerts from Roots Action. We consider your contact information to be private and confidential. We will NOT disclose it to any other entity unless you specifically authorize us to do so. You can unsubscribe at the bottom of any email you receive from us.