Democracy in Motion Speaking Tour focuses on Citizens United Ruling

PLYMOUTH — Representatives of the Democracy in Motion Speaking Tour will be in Plymouth, at the Pease Library downstairs meeting room, on Saturday, April 20, at 2 p.m.
The tour is part of movement pass a resolution in our New Hampshire legislature in support of a constitutional amendment to overturn the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling.
This event will feature Public Citizen's Jonah Minkoff-Zern and Olivia Zink from the New Hampshire Coalition for Open Democracy (Granny D's group). In March, the New Hampshire House of Representatives passed House Concurrent Resolution 2 calling on Congress to pass a constitutional amendment to repeal Citizens United. The bill still faces action in the NH Senate.
In the 2012 New Hampshire gubernatorial race, outside groups spent $19 million, almost 5 times what the candidates spent themselves. Outside spending in the 2012 federal elections topped $1.25 billion.
For more information contact Mary Cooney at 536-1141.