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 ===== **Welcome to PassMassAmendment** ===== ===== **Welcome to PassMassAmendment** =====
- \\ We are a network of people intent on using Massachusetts law to make sure government serves the people!\\  + 
- PETITIONING will be starting again this fall! Our [[state_senate_house_bills|legislative bills ]]are still in play, but the session is ending soon. So if you want them to be voted on, please let your legislator knowPlease join us in our work at [[state_senate_house_bills|the statehouse]]! We'll be meeting on June 9th (at the Democracy Center, 1:30-3:30, 45 Mt Auburn St Cambridge) to organize our next round. Stay tuned!  +\\ 
-\\ {{::​we_the_corporations_jpeg.jpg?​nolink&​657}}\\ \\ **What we're doing:** \\ \\ [[state_senate_house_bills|Statehouse bills]] and [[the_ballot_initiative|statewide ballot initiative petitions]] (and associated [[court_actions|court actions]]) to get Big Money out of our elections:​\\ \\ - Amend the Mass. Constitution,​ based on "​Corporations Are Not People, Money Is Not Speech"​\\ - Disclose dark money\\ - Reduce out of state money\\ \\ We just filed our 2017 petitions with the state based on our [[state_senate_house_bills|Statehouse Bills]]. We will receive the printed official petition forms first week of September. Stay tuned!\\ \\ Every signature we get, it helps pressure lawmakers to advance these bills!\\ ​\\ **[[why_amend_the_mass._constitution|Why amend the Massachusetts Constitution?]]**\\ \\ We feel like we have no other option. We've asked our legislators to **do something** to get **Big Money OUT of our elections**,​ and they have not acted.\\ \\ \\ WE NEED YOU! If we're going to be THE PEOPLE,we gotta stand up and BE the people!\\ [[contact|Get on our email list for updates!]]\\ \\ \\  \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\  \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ 2014 MASSACHUSETTS DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION endorses PassMassAmendment!\\ \\ \\  +We are a network of people intent on using Massachusetts law to make sure government serves the people! 
- [[how_can_you_help|Please get involved!]]  + 
-\\  +The state has accepted our [[https://​www.mass.gov/​info-details/​ballot-initiatives-filed-for-the-2022-biennial-statewide-election-proposed-laws-and#​20-01-passmass-amendment-|2020 Original Signers Petition]]! Please help collect signatures ​this fall! 
-====== We meet every 2nd Saturday at 1:30 pm @ Democracy Center, 45 Mt Auburn, Cambridge (EXCEPT for September to November, we do not hold meetings during petitioning time). ====== + 
-\\  +Our [[http://​passmass.server278.com/​state_senate_house_bills|legislative bills ]]have been submitted! Click the link to the left to find out more! 
-====== ​  ​====== + 
- [[contact|Contact:]]  +What is petitioning? ​[[http://​passmass.server278.com/​the_ballot_initiative|Click here to find out!]]\\ 
-\\  Terra Friedrichs: [[mailto:​PassMassAmendment@gmail.com|PassMassAmendment@gmail.com]] 978 808 7173 (team coordination,​ press/​media,​ etc) Acton/​MetroWest\\ ​ Nick Bokron: nbokron "​at"​ gmail, 781 715 7822 (finance, legal, administration,​ etc) (Nahant/​NorthShore)\\ \\ See news/​updates:​\\ [[https://​www.facebook.com/​PassMassAmendment/​posts/​1275156112560246|Facebook page]] [[https://​twitter.com/​PassMassAmend|Twitter]] [[https://​twitter.com/​PassMassAmend| #​PassMassAmend]],​ [[https://​twitter.com/​PassMassAmend|#​PassMassAmendment]],​ [[https://​twitter.com/​PassMassAmend|#​PMA]]\\ \\ \\ +{{:​we_the_corporations_jpeg.jpg?​nolink&​657|we_the_corporations_jpeg.jpg}}\\ 
 +\\ 
 +**What we're doing:** \\ 
 +\\ 
 +[[http://​passmass.server278.com/​state_senate_house_bills|Statehouse bills]] and [[http://​passmass.server278.com/​the_ballot_initiative|statewide ballot initiative petitions]] (and associated [[:court_actions|court actions]]) to get Big Money out of our elections:​\\ 
 +\\ 
 +- Amend the Mass. Constitution,​ based on "​Corporations Are Not People, Money Is Not Speech"​\\ 
 +- Disclose dark money\\ 
 +- Reduce out of state money\\ 
 +\\ 
 +We plan to file petitions ​again with the state based on our [[http://​passmass.server278.com/​state_senate_house_bills|Statehouse Bills]]. We will receive the printed official petition forms first week of September. Stay tuned!\\ 
 +\\ 
 +Every signature we get, it helps pressure lawmakers to advance these bills!\\ 
 +[[http://​passmass.server278.com/​why_amend_the_mass._constitution|Why amend the Massachusetts Constitution]]\\ 
 +\\ 
 +We feel like we have no other option. We've asked our legislators to **do something** to get **Big Money OUT of our elections**,​ and they have not acted.\\ 
 +\\ 
 +\\ 
 +WE NEED YOU! If we're going to be THE PEOPLE,we gotta stand up and BE the people!\\ 
 +[[:​get_on_our_email_list_for_updates|Get on our email list for updates!]] 
 + 
 +[[:​contact|Contact]]\\ 
 +Terra Friedrichs: [[mailto:​PassMassAmendment@gmail.com|mailto:PassMassAmendment@gmail.com]] 978 808 7173 (team coordination,​ press/​media,​ etc) Acton/​MetroWest\\ 
 +Nick Bokron: nbokron "​at"​ gmail, 781 715 7822 (finance, legal, administration,​ etc) (Nahant/​NorthShore)\\ 
 +\\ 
 +See news/​updates:​\\ 
 +[[https://​www.facebook.com/​PassMassAmendment/​posts/​1275156112560246|Facebook page]] [[https://​twitter.com/​PassMassAmend|Twitter]] [[https://​twitter.com/​PassMassAmend| #​PassMassAmend]],​ [[https://​twitter.com/​PassMassAmend|#​PassMassAmendment]],​ [[https://​twitter.com/​PassMassAmend|#​PMA]] 
 ==== "​Article VII. Government is instituted for the common good; for the protection, safety, prosperity and happiness of the people; and not for the profit, honor, or private interest of any one man, family, or class of men: Therefore the people alone have an incontestable,​ unalienable,​ and indefeasible right to institute government; and to reform, alter, or totally change the same, when their protection, safety, prosperity and happiness require it." ==== ==== "​Article VII. Government is instituted for the common good; for the protection, safety, prosperity and happiness of the people; and not for the profit, honor, or private interest of any one man, family, or class of men: Therefore the people alone have an incontestable,​ unalienable,​ and indefeasible right to institute government; and to reform, alter, or totally change the same, when their protection, safety, prosperity and happiness require it." ====
- //source:// [[https://​malegislature.gov/​Laws/​Constitution|Massachusetts Constitution]]  + 
-\\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\+//source:// [[https://​malegislature.gov/​Laws/​Constitution|Massachusetts Constitution]] 
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