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Other Voices:Derailed – CA Supreme Court Kicks Prop 49 Off Ballot ch27 and online
Date Wednesday September 03
Time 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
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Event Type Screening

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Title: Other Voices:Derailed – CA Supreme Court Kicks Prop 49 Off Ballot
START DATE: Tuesday September 02
TIME: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location Details:
Community Media Center
900 San Antonio Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303
Event Type: Panel Discussion
Free and open to all. Wheelchair accessible. Simultaneous live Internet and TV broadcast

The California State legislature voted to place Proposition 49 on November’s ballot. The proposition would have instructed California’s Congressional delegation to support and sponsor Federal legislation to amend the Constitution in a way that would overturn the Supreme Court’s disastrous Citizens United ruling.

On August 11, the CA Supreme Court struck the measure from November’s ballot. So now, the voters are out and money is still in when it comes to our electoral process.

In passing SB 1272 to place Proposition 49 on the ballot, the California legislature was responding to requests from constituents to speak out against misguided Federal Supreme Court rulings. Citizens generated more than 55,000 petition signatures, 40,000 e-mails, 176,000 faxes and hundreds of personal visits to the Capital.

At this month’s free forum, we’ll learn why the CA Supreme Court acted the way it did, what we can do about it and where we go next in the long struggle to amend the US Constitution to really get the Money Out, Voters In.

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