Corporations are not people

January 6th, 2003 – 8:48 pm
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“On December 9, Porter Township, a municipality of 1,500 residents in northwestern Pennsylvania, became the first town in America to ban corporate involvement in their local government. As Paul Cienfuegos reports in Democracy Unlimited, township officials passed a binding law stripping corporations of their civil and constitutional privileges, privileges that have traditionally been used to override the proceedings of local democratic decision-making.”

In what is hopefully the beginning of a trend, Porter Township declared that corporations are not entitled to the rights of ordinary citizens.

Read more here, and an excellent analysis here.

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