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Liberty Tree Releases Appeal for Move to Amend Constitution

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In a scathing attack on the decision rendered by The Supreme Court on January 21, The Liberty Tree, a progressive activist and educational organization, in conjunction with The Move to Amend The Constitution to state clearly that constitutional rights were meant for living, breathing human beings and no other entity, released the following statement:

They've gone after our tax dollar. Our public services. Our jobs. Our schools. Our military. Our votes. Our future. Our freedoms. And the federal courts have helped them every step of the way.

Since Thursday, the internet, newspapers and people around kitchen tables across the country have been ablaze with outrage over the Supreme Court's action to open the floodgates to corporate money in our elections. Over 40,000 of you have joined with us in launching a long-term campaign to amend the Constitution and others have begun to follow your lead.

We think you'll agree that it's time to raise a ruckus! Over the weekend we prepared some ideas for things you can do and materials to get you started. Please check out our new Take Action section right now at:

Here's some of what you'll find there:

1) Spread the word! Tell your friends about the Motion to Amend

2) Educate Others! Write a letter to the editor to explain what Citizens United ruling does and let others know how they can take action. Make sure to mention the website. Our website has useful tips and sample letters to help get you started.

In the words of MargaretMead, "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."

We agree, which is why we've also included ideas for group action like:

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