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Democrats introduce constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United

Source: The Hill

“Senate Democrats introduced a constitutional amendment on Tuesday to undo the 2010 Citizens United Supreme Court decision.

“A group of Democrats, led by Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.), and progressive activists rallied outside of the Supreme Court to unveil the amendment, which faces an unlikely path to being ratified.

“Few decisions in the two hundred and some odd years of this republic have threatened our democracy like Citizens United. People say they want to get rid of the swamp, Citizens United is the embodiment of the swamp," Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said at the rally.

“Schumer added that "overturning Citizens United is probably more important than any other single thing we could do to preserve this great and grand democracy."
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Read more: https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/455342-democrats-introduce-constitutional-amendment-to-overturn-citizens-united

Sonic Cannons to Frighten Birds

Does anyone have experience with this issue?

I live in a small farming community in the Rio Grande migratory corridor and just returned from an overseas journey.

Yesterday, a cannon exploded EVERY MINUTE until around 2 p.m., when it started to rain. I live at the edge of the valley and birds normally on my property were frightened away.

I am a retired criminal trial lawyer who knows very little about this issue and would appreciate any knowledge or advice you could share. I didn’t envision a return to the courtroom, but I will to protect those I love.

Thank you.
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