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The Massachusetts Pack

The Birthplace of the American Revolution

Now is your chance to help Massachusetts make real historic change to save the Republic!

Current status - The team has been working tirelessly to add Massachusetts to the list of states demanding a U.S. Constitutional Amendment to address the undue influence of money in our political system.

The resolution, S.2243, known as the We the People Act, has passed the Senate but unfortunately was amended at the last minute to remove the convention call. However, we're not about to give up. Now we begin our work to put the language back in by amending the resolution once more in the House.

If anyone can take on this massive task, it's going to be us. If you live in Massachusetts, we need you to join the team today and come be part of this historic movement!

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Action One: Urgent for Massachusetts Citizens

Contact our senate sponsor, Jamie Eldridge

Example script: "My name is ____ and I am a resident of ____Massachusetts. I am emailing you today to thank you for being a champion of free and fair elections by sponsoring and fighting for S.2243, the We the People Act. I was extremely disappointed to see that the senate decided to amend the resolution by removing the convention call but I'm confident that, with people like you on our side fighting for change, it's only a matter of time before we get this done. We won't give up and we know you won't either so, again, thank you."

After you complete this important action email and let the team know. Thank you for taking action to help restore democracy!

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Action Two: Thank our champions

These three senators stood up with our sponsor, Jamie Eldridge, to argue on the senate floor in favor of our resolution, S.2243. Please let them know how much we appreciate their advocacy.

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Action Three: Additional Thanks

These are the other senators that stood up against special interests and the status quo by voting for a clean We the People Act.

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Who are your local state legislators? Who represents you in the upper and lower houses of your state? It's crucial to get to know your legislators so that you can start a dialogue and get them to support our mission — you have a lot of power on the local, put that power to use!

If you live in Massachusetts we really need you to join the team!

There are many different levels of participation and ways to get involved. Each person who joins us makes us that much stronger. Sign up to volunteer and get connected with the local Massachusetts team today.

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S 2243
Massachusetts Senate Bill

Resolutions for a United States constitutional amendment

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts calls on Congress to propose an amendment to the Constitution that would affirm that the rights protected by the Constitution of the United States are the rights of human individuals only, and that Congress and the states shall place limits on political contributions and expenditures to ensure that all citizens have access to the political process, and the spending of money to influence elections is not protected free speech under the First Amendment.

Sen Mark Montigny
Statement on S 2243

“The corrupting influence of the overwhelming amount of money in American politics has endangered our democracy and rendered the average voter almost insignificant in comparison to large corporations and those willing to sell out to the highest bidder. We simply cannot stand for this and, if Congress does not act, we must take real steps at the state level to impose massive reforms,” said Rules Chairman Montigny.

“We can no longer accept the wrong-headed juxtaposition that corporations are persons for purposes of undermining democracy yet shielded when engaging in criminal behavior.”