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j.mp/constamendsWE CAN GET PUBLIC CAMPAIGN FINANCE WITHOUT A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT!    ==> en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=User_talk:Jimbo_Wales&oldid=472744095#Please_endorse_public_campaign_finance_initiative
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17 constutional amendments proposed as of January 25, 2012(campaign finance and related reforms)Main source of this list:unitedrepublic.org/amendments-guide
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Author / Proponent(s)NameAnnouncedWebsiteTextPublic campaign finance?For-profit corporation contributions?Union contributions?Non-profit organization contributions?Individual contributions?Foreign contributions?CaveatsReverses Citizens United?
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Lawrence Lessig
(rootstrikers.org)
Proposed 28th Amendment (v.9)27-Jan-2010rootstrikers.orgwiki.lessig.org/The28threquires with specificslimits to $100 if not anonymouslimits to $100 if not anonymouslimits to $100 if not anonymouslimits to $100 if not anonymouslimits to $100 if not anonymousFederal elections mandatory; states allowed
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Rep. Ted Deutch
(D-FL)
OCCUPIED Amendment18-Nov-2011deutch.house.gov/News/DocumentSingle.aspx?DocumentID=269672teddeutch.house.gov/UploadedFiles/DEUTCH_036_xml.pdfallows by further lawforbidsallows; may be regulatedallows; may be regulatedallows; may be regulated?Eliminates corporate constitutional rights, subject to legislation
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Sen. Bernie Sanders
(I-VT)
Saving American Democracy Amendment8-Dec-2011sanders.senate.gov/newsroom/news/?id=d4a61731-be04-4b9a-95b9-7fdba12febd2sanders.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/S.J.Res..pdfallows by further lawforbidsallows; may be regulatedallows; may be regulatedallows; may be regulated?Identical to Deutch's OCCUPIED Amendment
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Cenk UygurWolf PAC 28th Amendment19-Oct-2011wolf-pac.comwolf-pac.com/28threquires w/o specificsforbidslimits to $100limits to $100limits to $100$100 from each person or entityRemoves all constitutional rights of corporations
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Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM) with eight other Democratic senatorsUdall Amendment to Reform Campaign Finance1-Nov-2011tomudall.senate.gov/?p=blog&id=970scribd.com/doc/71154073/A-Constitutional-Amendment-to-Reform-Campaign-Financeallows by further lawallows; may be regulatedallows; may be regulatedallows; may be regulatedallows; may be regulatedallows; may be regulatedMinimalist
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Rep. Jim McGovern
(D-MA)
People's Rights Amendment16-Nov-2011mcgovern.house.gov/index.cfm?sectionid=15&itemid=579mcgovern.house.gov/uploads/Peoples%20Rights%20Amendment.pdfallows by further lawallows; may be regulatedallows; may be regulatedallows; may be regulatedallows; may be regulatedallows; may be regulatedRemoves corporations' rights except association
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Public Citizen
(citizen.org)
Democracy is for People Amendment1-Mar-2011democracyisforpeople.org/faq.phpnot yet drafteddoes not (yet?) allowbroadcasters & publishers okallows w/o changesallows w/o changesallows w/o changesallows w/o changesRemoves corporations' right to sue government
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Russell Simmons
(co-founder, Def Jam Recordings) with anon. congressperson(s)
Constitutional Amendment for the Public Financing of Federal Elections15-Nov-2011youtube.com/watch?v=cjYL0Zc0umMrapgenius.com/Russell-simmons-constitutional-amendment-for-the-public-financing-of-federal-elections-lyricsimplements as exclusive meansforbidsforbidsforbidsforbidsforbidsFederal elections only; Congress sets spending
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Reps. Donna Edwards
(D-MD) and
John Conyers (D-MI)
Amendment to Address Citizens United Ruling12-Sep-2011donnaedwards.house.gov/index.cfm?sectionid=24&parentid=23&sectiontree=23,24&itemid=462thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c112:H.J.RES.78:allows by further lawallows; may be regulatedallows; may be regulatedallows; may be regulatedallows w/o changesallows w/o changesPress freedoms excepted
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Rep. Kurt Schrader
(D-OR)
Schrader Amendment13-Jul-2011schrader.house.gov/index.cfm?sectionid=24&parentid=23&sectiontree=23,24&itemid=275thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c112:H.J.RES.72:allows by further lawallows; may be regulatedallows; may be regulatedallows; may be regulatedallows; may be regulatedforbidsVerbose
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Rep. Marcy Kaptur
(D-OH)
Kaptur Amendment5-Jan-2011kaptur.house.gov/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=636&Itemid=116thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c112:H.J.RES.8:allows by further lawallows; may be regulatedallows; may be regulatedallows; may be regulatedallows; may be regulatedallows; may be regulatedMinimalist
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Move to Amendas yet undecided21-Jan-2010movetoamend.orgmovetoamend.org/amendmentallows by further lawrequires regulationrequires regulationrequires regulationrequires regulationrequires regulationRemoves all constitutional rights of non-individuals
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Renew Democracy
(renewdemocracy.org)
Renew Democracy Amendment9-Jul-2011renewdemocracy.org/modules/faq/faq.cfmrenewdemocracy.orgforbidsforbidsforbidsforbidslimits to "affordable" amtforbidsAllows limits on non-individual speech "volume"
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Dylan Ratigan
(MSNBC host)
Get Money Out Amendment23-Sep-2011getmoneyout.comgetmoneyout.com/comments_on_amendment_draftsrequires by defaultforbidsforbidsforbidsforbidsforbidsFederal elections only; Election day holiday
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Rep. Keith Ellison
(D-MN)
Get Corporate Money out of Politics Amendment9-Dec-2011ellison.house.gov/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=737ellison.house.gov/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=736allows by further lawallows; may be regulatedallows; may be regulatedallows; may be regulatedallows w/o changesallows w/o changesMinimalist
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Karl Auerbach
(formerly of ICANN)
Amendment to Redress Increasing Distortion of Elections and Political Speech by Corporations14-Oct-2011cavebear.com/amendmentcavebear.com/amendmentallows by further lawallows; may be regulatedallows; may be regulatedallows; may be regulatedallows w/o changesallows; may be regulatedRequires regulation of all constitutional rights and legal standing of non-individuals
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Sens. Jon Tester and 
Max Baucus (D-MT)
Baucus/Tester Amendment25-Jan-2012tester.senate.gov/Newsroom/pr_012512_citizens_united.cfmtester.senate.gov/Legislation/upload/012312-Const-Amendment-leg-language_baucus.pdfallows by further lawallows; may be regulatedallows; may be regulatedallows w/o changesallows w/o changesallows w/o changesStates may also regulate for-profit co's and unions
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baucus.senate.gov/?p=press_release&id=818
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Common Cause
(commoncause.org)
"Voter Instructions To Accountable Legislators" (VITAL) strategywww.commoncause.org/site/pp.asp?c=dkLNK1MQIwG&b=7840855advocates for
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Public Campaign
(publiccampaign.org)
no proposal (yet?)publicampaign.orgadvocates for
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