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Common Cause New York is the statewide New York chapter of Common Cause. We are dedicated to restoring the core values of American democracy, reinventing an open, honest, and accountable government that empowers ordinary people to make their voices heard. We work to:
In Citizens United v. FEC, the US Supreme Court said the Constitution allows people, corporations and groups to spend as much as they like to influence elections. The decision is based on a fantasy -- that big donations won't influence or corrupt the candidates and officials who benefit from them. Common Cause supports a constitutional amendment declaring that "Only People are People" and that only people should have free speech rights protected by the Constitution. Learn More ›
Registering voters at the Bushwick Farmers Market.
Saturday, Jul 19 2014
Time to amend the constitution. #OnlyPeopleArePeople.
Monday, Jun 30 2014
Common Cause/NY Interns discuss protecting voters on primary day in NYC!
Wednesday, Jun 25 2014