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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.
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.
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.
BG Independent News: Pipeline petition passes signature test …. but more obstacles remain
Bowling Green residents and students who submitted petitions to place a Right to Climate charter amendment on the November ballot may face efforts to block their measure.
Columbus Free Press: Corporate State Says Democracy is Too Expensive
While the oil and gas industry declares democracy is “too expensive,” CELDF’s Tish O’Dell looks at the bigger picture, including the cost of the corporate state.
Vindy.com: LTE: Outside money suppresses voice of people in Y’town; the time has come to act
A Youngstown, OH, residents calls for support of the People’s Bill of Rights for Fair Elections and Access to Local Government. The initiative creates non-partisan elections, stops outside influence on elections, and other groundbreaking requirements.