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Continental Congress #NATGAT in Philadelphia Today
by Lexi Washington ( american.political.resistance [at] gmail.com )
Wednesday Jul 4th, 2012 4:09 AM
The 99 Percent! have gathered nationally to create a Petition of Grievances to the Government of the United States.
via Steven Mantz (On site at #NATGAT in Philadelphia with the Veterans For Peace and other groups from all over the country.)

On July 4, 2012, 878 delegates elected to CONTINENTAL CONGRESS 2.0 in Philadelphia will sign and ratify a Petition for Redress of Grievances, a legal document authorized by the Petition Clause of the U.S. Constitution.

At appproximately 3pm on July 4, 2012, the Petition will be read at a rally in Front of Independence Hall. Speakers include Harvard Law Professor LAWRENCE LESSIG and best selling author CATHERINE CRIER. It is expected that the Petition for Redress of Grievances will demand:

An End to Corporate Personhood.

A Constitutional Amendment Overturning The Supreme Court's Decision in Citizens United v. F.E.C.

Elimination of All "Gifts" and "Perks" to Public Servants.

Comprehensive Banking and Securities Reform.

100% Public Financing of Political Campaigns and new Election Reforms.

All Polticians Take the Rootstrikers' Anti-Corruption Pledge.

Event:
http://continentalcongress2.eventbrite.com/

Page:
http://www.facebook.com/Articlevorg

Contact:
Robert Manning | The 99% Working Group, Ltd.
Phone: 925-787-3354
E-Mail: robertmanning [at] the99declaration.org

Press Releases:
http://www.marketwire.com/AdvancedSearch/AdvancedSearchResults.aspx?sid=1b4efe43-4b83-4d9a-bee0-ebffe02c0fb9

Site:
http://www.the99declaration.org/

Ustream:
http://www.ustream.tv/timcast?rmalang=en_US