The Salt Lake Tribune: Efforts broaden to overturn Citizens United court case on super PACs

Twelve attorneys general urge Congress to amend the Constitution.

By Cathy Mckitrick, April 5, 2012

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"several organizations have sprung up around the country - among them Move to Amend and Free Speech for People - opposing the notion that corporations are people and money is speech.

"This letter marks an important milestone in the movement to reclaim our democracy," Free Speech for People’s executive director John Bonifaz said in a statement.

"[We’re] proud to have worked with [Massachusetts] Attorney General Martha Coakley and other leaders," Bonifaz said, "in building new critical support for a constitutional amendment that protects our elections and the promise of government of, for, and by the people."

Along with Coakley, the other state attorneys general who signed their support were Joseph Biden III (Delaware), David Louie (Hawaii), Jack Conway (Kentucky), Jim Hood (Mississippi), Steve Bullock (Montana), Gary King (New Mexico), Eric Schneiderman (New York), Peter Kilmartin (Rhode Island), William Sorrell (Vermont) and Darrell McGraw (West Virginia).

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