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Ohio gubernatorial candidate Dennis Kucinich supports Community Rights state constitutional amendment
Columbus Free Press covers Ohio’s Dennis Kucinich and his support for a Community Rights state constitutional amendment.
The Register-Guard: Rural residents in Lane County fight spraying of herbicides by helicopters
Community members advance community rights in Lane County, OR, fighting for their health and safety against the timber industry’s use of pesticides.
In These Times: The Community Rights Movement to the New Hampshire House: Let the People Decide What’s Best
Taking steps to assert decision-making authority over their own communities, New Hampshire residents work with the CELDF and NHCRN to advance a rights-based state constitutional amendment.
New Hampshire Public Radio: Local Governance Advocates Try Again To Amend State Constitution
New Hampshire supporters of a community rights state constitutional amendment urge the legislative committee to advance the amendment to the House.
Think Progress: The new legal threat to environmental attorneys: Sanctions from judges and attorneys general
From ThinkProgress on the efforts of the oil and gas industry to stop Community Rights and Rights of Nature, the courageous communities who refuse to fold, and the growing momentum of this new legal paradigm.
New Hampshire Public Radio: Plymouth Is Latest To Try Blocking Big Energy Projects With Local Ordinance
Plymouth, NH, residents are among the growing numbers of New Hampshire communities using Community Rights to stop projects harmful to their health, safety, and welfare.
Columbus Free Press: Overturning Ohio HB 463 – Dismantling a corporate state and building something new
CELDF stands by Ohio residents. Together, the people succeeded in overturning unjust law, and today they are ramping up their efforts to advance democratic and environmental rights across the state.
The Register-Guard: Don’t delay aerial spray ballot issue discussion
Lane County, OR, residents urge their county commissioners to place Community Rights measures on the ballot for a vote by the people. Residents are taking action to protect themselves from aerial spraying of herbicides.
Press Release: Plymouth, NH, Voters Adopt Community Rights Sustainable Energy Future Ordinance
Plymouth, NH, voters overwhelmingly adopt a rights-based ordinance banning unsustainable energy projects and protecting their right to a sustainable energy future. The measure bans the Northern Pass project.
New Hampshire Rep. Ellen Read on adopting a Community Rights state constitutional amendment
As the New Hampshire Community Rights state constitutional amendment moves forward to a legislative committee, Representative Ellen Read voices her support for the amendment. Listen here.