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Press Release – Rights of Lake Erie: One Step Closer to the Ballot, One Step Closer to Recognition
Toledo, Ohio, City Council advances the CELDF-drafted Lake Erie Bill of Rights to the February 2019 ballot.
13ABC WTVG: Lake Erie Bill of Rights backers call on Toledo City Council to include ordinance in special election
Toledo, OH, residents press city council to place their Lake Erie Bill of Rights on a special elections ballot in February.
The Laconia Daily Sun: What’s the point of local government when we can’t decide?
Despite being known for local democracy, New Hampshire residents are under siege by their own state government. The people are advancing a rights-based state constitutional amendment to change that.
Eugene Weekly: Alarmed Into Action
Following author Chris Hedges’ visit to Lane County, OR, earlier this month as part of a Community Rights tour, community members rally to continue challenging corporate power, state preemption, and to create the communities they envision.
The Blade: Supporters keep up push to put Lake Erie Bill of Rights on ballot
Toledo, OH, community members are keeping up the pressure on their City Council as they fight to advance a Bill of Rights for Lake Erie.
Fosters.com: To the Editor: Where do NH’s candidates stand on local choice?
Where do New Hampshire candidates stand on the right to local community self-government? Community Rights supporters ask this question as they advance their rights-based state constitutional amendment.
Press Release: “Right to Survive” Ballot Measure Petitions Submitted in Denver
Denver, CO, residents advance “Right to Survive” bill of rights for homeless people, turning in petitions for the May 2019 ballot.
Alternet: Here’s How Community Rights Could Help Save the Great Lakes
Community Rights and Rights of Nature are growing. Here, how Toledo residents are advancing them to protect the Great Lake Erie.
The Progressive: ‘Not Another Flint! Let Us Vote!’
Communities across Ohio are not only fighting to protect their water from corporate harms – they’re fighting for their right to vote on their own initiatives as corporate and state government encroach on fundamental human rights.
The Rights of Nature Journey: Reflections
CELDF’s Ben Price reflects on the Ecuadorian people embracing Rights of Nature in their constitution ten year ago, and the growing movement since.