From Rural America In These Times’ article on August 8, 2017:

“In their seventh attempt to put an end to the environmental threats the oil and gas industry pose to their land, water and right to self-governance, a community rights group in Youngstown, Ohio, is attempting to amend their city’s charter in order to ban corporate interference in their local elections.”

To read the full article, go here.

After several attempts to ban fracking in Youngstown, Ohio, the community rights movement is
focusing on ending outside industry contributions to local election campaigns. (Image:

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