When communities try to keep corporations from engaging in activities they don’t want, they often find they don’t have the legal power to say “no.” Why? Because our current legal structure too often protects the “rights” of corporations over the rights of actual human beings.
If we are to elevate our rights and the rights of our communities above those of a corporate few, we, too, need to transform the way laws work.
We’re offering the model Community Bill of Rights template, a legislative template for communities that want to protect their own rights.
It’s based on real laws already passed from the municipal to the national level…