State's rights vs Corporate Personhood

iVillage Member
Registered: 07-11-2006
State's rights vs Corporate Personhood
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Sat, 11-19-2011 - 12:36pm

Do state's have the right to deny Corporations' personhood? Should state have the right to deny Corporations' rights? If states have the right, should they limit Corporate personhood? Is your state taking action to limit Corporate personhood already?

iVillage Member
Registered: 03-03-2009
Sat, 11-19-2011 - 4:53pm
Read recently: If corporations are persons, is GE interested in a committed relationship with me?

Or: We won't be able to decisively argue that corporations are persons until they execute one in Texas.

Kinda black humor but a bit better than no humor at all!

Jabberwocka

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Registered: 09-30-2011
Sat, 11-19-2011 - 8:16pm

State rights don't supercede the Supreme Court.

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Community Leader
Registered: 01-25-2010
Mon, 12-05-2011 - 7:46pm

The Spreme court ruled on this in the 1980's.

Goldfish

iVillage Member
Registered: 07-11-2006
Tue, 12-06-2011 - 8:02pm

Yes. Kinda like Roe v Wade. Now that the courts have made a decision, it shouldn't be in the news any more.

iVillage Member
Registered: 09-30-2011
Tue, 12-06-2011 - 11:02pm

Yes. Kinda like Roe v Wade. Now that the courts have made a decision, it shouldn't be in the news any more.

Is it?

iVillage Member
Registered: 07-11-2006
Wed, 12-07-2011 - 7:16am

The U.S. Constitution does not even contain the word corporation and has never been amended to contain it because the Founders wanted corporations to be regulated as close to home as possible, by the states, so they could be kept on a short leash—

iVillage Member
Registered: 09-30-2011
Wed, 12-07-2011 - 2:45pm

The U.S. Constitution does not even contain the word corporation and has never been amended to contain it because the Founders wanted corporations to be regulated as close to home as possible, by the states, so they could be kept on a short leash—

The Constitution doesn't address corporations because it is a document enumerating the limitations of governmental authority and powers.

iVillage Member
Registered: 12-07-2011
Wed, 12-07-2011 - 5:19pm

quite right.