It is time to reign in corporation so that they serve people, not the other way around. In Spokane, corporations are given the same legal rights as naturally born people even though there is nothing natural about them. Combine corporate legal rights with enormous corporate wealth and all of us naturally born people lose our ability to create communities that reflect our values.
Prop. 1 would eliminate corporate “personhood” and other legal protections from corporations who violate the community’s rights. It’s simple – we can’t protect our rights within our neighborhoods, the health of the river and aquifer, and our rights in the workplace as long as corporate rights outweigh ours.
Announcing CELDF's Proposed Rights of Nature Principles
A new system of law based on respect for Nature and the…