Resolution to ban corporate personhood introduced in Vermont

Vermont was also the first state to legalize gay unions. Things have a way of starting there. Corporate personhood is malignant. Corporations get all the benefits of citizenship but none of the responsibilities. It should be abolished.

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  1. Did you see the story about the woman who is going to marry a corporation to protest the notion of corporate personhood? From a Green Party press release:

    “One year ago on January 21, 2010, the Supreme Court of the United States reaffirmed that corporations have the same constitutional rights as people (Citizens United v FEC). In commemoration of that decision there will commence a national search for the ideal corporate groom for a mere mortal, Ms. Sarah “echo” Steiner. Ms. Steiner has made it clear that she intends to take the Supreme Court at its word and honor her marriage when she finds a suitable candidate.

    Members of the press are cordially invited to join the Bride as she formally announces her intention to seek a corporate partner and to unite one heart and one corporate charter in love forever (or not). A press conference will kick off the search for a corporate groom on Saturday, January 22, 2011.”

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