OccupyWNC, an affiliate of MovetoAmend.com, along with groups all across the United States, has worked diligently to bring resolutions to the attention of local governments. The resolutions propose, in part, that an amendment should be brought before Congress to negate the Supreme Courts “Citizen United” case which is interpreted to declare that corporations are “People.”
The towns of Franklin, Bryson City, Webster and Highlands have passed resolutions and other towns are pending. Macon County has yet to put us on their agenda (soon we hope). We have been turned down by one. We will not be deterred. Resolutions have been presented to both the State of N.C. House and Senate by some forward thinking representatives but they did not get to a vote this session.