When Community Rights and Rights of Nature supersede the rights of commerce and property – healing of the wounds and movements into sustainable existence are opened! Mendocino County,CA has affirmed these rights in law with powerful creativity! This is the model for defending the earth and community… freeing us from fighting one corporate trespass after another…
A heart feels the joy with a clear path through to stop the war against life and free us all to unfold respectful inhabitations of our homelands!
“The sacred rights of mankind, are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or musty records. They are written, as with a sunbeam, in the whole volume of human nature, by the hand of divinity itself, and can never be erased or obscured by mortal power.” ~ Alexander Hamilton
Mendocino County, Ca Makes History
by Jamie Lee
Mendocino County, in the pristine northern lands of California, where the magnificent ancient coastal Redwood trees meet the inland California Oaks, has voted itself into the constitution writing (righting) business.
Yesterday, by a significant margin, they became the first county in California, and only the second county in the country to pass into law a very powerful local ordinance that declares local self-governing rights in their communities over state and federal jurisdiction. Over 67% of the votes cast were in favor of the measure.
The ordinance provides for waters free from toxic trespass…
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