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Community Wires Recent Posts
Press Release: Colorado River v. State of Colorado: In a First-in-the-Nation Federal Lawsuit, River Seeks Recognition of its Legal Rights to Exist, Restoration
For the first time in the U.S., a river and its ecosystem file a federal lawsuit for recognition of rights to exist, flourish, and restoration. CELDF is serving as a legal advisor in the case.
BG Independent News: Anti-pipeline charter amendment now in limbo
The people’s right to vote on a right to climate charter amendment in Bowling Green, OH, is challenged by one resident.
Public News Service: Does Nature Have the Right to Defend Itself in Court?
The Siletz River in Oregon files to intervene in a lawsuit brought to overturn a community rights ban on aerially sprayed pesticides.
BG Independent News: Pipeline petition cleared to appear on BG ballot
The Wood County, OH, Board of Elections supports Bowling Green residents’ right to vote, placing the people’s right to climate initiative on the November ballot.
Press Release: Bowling Green Residents Have More Right to Initiative than Youngstown Residents?
The Board of Elections denies Youngstown, OH, residents their inalienable right to vote on their own citizen initiatives. Residents are challenging the stripping of their rights.
Sentinel-Tribune: Bowling Green charter amendment will appear on November ballot
Bowling Green, OH, residents’ community rights citizen initiative to codify a right to climate advances to the November ballot.
Daily Camera: LTE: Demand county take action
Boulder County, CO, resident calls for people to stand up to protect themselves from oil and gas industry by driving into law a Community Bill of Rights.
We the People 2.0 in Plymouth, NH
The NHCRN sponsors a screening of We the People 2.0 in Plymouth, NH, as part of their Community Rights Awareness Project. Learn more here!
The Thom Hartmann Program: The Second American Revolution with Director Leila Conners
Tree Media’s Leila Connors speaks to the documentary We the People 2.0 – The Second American Revolution, and how communities across the U.S. are using Community Rights to challenge and change corporate state barriers to democracy.
The Thom Hartmann Program: We Don’t Just Have a Fracking Problem, We Have A Democracy Problem!
CELDF’s Tish O’Dell is on the Thom Hartmann Program, exploring why we don’t have a fracking problem – but instead a democracy problem.