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August 2, 2012

Massachusetts House signs off on resolution for Constitutional amendment ending ‘Corporate Personhood’

Working late into the night last Tuesday, the Massachusetts House of Representatives unanimously approved a resolution urging that Congress support and send to the states for ratification, a twenty-eighth amendment to the Constitution aimed at curbing corporate and labor union money in politics.

The issue was among several others taken up by the House on the night of July 31, moments before the end of its legislative session and four days after the Senate overwhelmingly passed its version of the nonbinding resolution, by a vote of 35 to 1.

Massachusetts is now the seventh state to pass such a resolution.

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