Dear MoveOn member,
Huge news: On September 8, the Senate is voting for the first time in history on a constitutional amendment to overturn the Citizens United and McCutcheon Supreme Court decisions. That's why I started a petition to my colleagues in Congress, which says:
The Koch brothers' agenda is to repeal every major piece of legislation that has been signed into law over the past 80 years that has protected the middle class, the elderly, children, the sick, and the most vulnerable in this country.
And make no mistake, Citizens United has radically changed the nature of our democracy, further tilting the balance of power toward the rich and the powerful at a time when already the wealthiest people in this country have never had it so good.
Our great nation can no longer be hijacked by right-wing billionaires like the Koch brothers. For the sake of our children and our grandchildren, for the sake of our economy, we have got to let democracy prevail.
With the Citizens United decision, the Supreme Court is telling billionaires to go ahead and buy the U.S. government. We must not allow that to happen.
Stand with me, and tell Congress to end the special-interest takeover of our democracy and pass a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United and McCutcheon.
Thank you for your support.
–Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.)
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