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Blog: A New Hampshire Resident & Legislator Exchange Words on Community Rights
A powerful exchange between a New Hampshire legislator and a New Hampshire resident on Community Rights.
Press Release: Ohio Residents Fight for Rights: Submit State Constitutional Amendments to Guarantee Right to Local Self-Government
Today, residents take action to protect democratic and environmental rights in Ohio, submitting two state constitutional amendments to the Ohio Attorney General.
Press Release: As Part of Growing Community Rights Movement, New Hampshire Legislators Consider State Constitutional Amendment
The NH Community Rights Network and residents successfully introduce a rights-based state constitutional amendment to the NH legislature with Representative Ellen Read as a sponsor.
Press Release: Coos Bay Estuary Speaks Out Against FERC
Coos Bay Estuary on the coast of Oregon files to intervene in FERC proceedings. Coos Bay is threatened by a massive LNG export terminal and a pipeline.
Blog: Capitalism: The Elephant in the Room
Through seizing municipal government, communities are building a bulwark of rights for human and natural communities, working to liberate our communities from capitalism.
Press Release: Youngstown Residents Circulating Petitions for Water Protection Law
Youngstown, OH, residents make their comeback, gathering signatures on election day for their Community Rights charter amendment protecting their water.
Press Release: Bowling Green Residents Tip OH Supreme Court in their Favor, Win Fight for Right to Vote
Bowling Green residents declare victory! Their right to vote affirmed in Ohio Supreme Court as the first-in-the-state Right to Climate initiative goes on the November ballot.
Blog: Pebble Mine: Risen from the Dead
Pebble Mine is moving forward in Alaska. We need a revolution if we have any hope to protect the ecosystems we depend upon.
Blog: Taking a Knee on the First Amendment
If we take a knee to protest racism in our capacity as employees, our rights under the first amendment are not protected.
Press Release: Split Decision in Ohio Supreme Court for Youngstown Ballot Initiatives
In a 4-3 decision, the Ohio Supreme Court denies Youngstown residents the right to vote. Residents vow they are not surrendering their rights.