A group of protesters from Occupy Redwood City, Rebuild the Dream and MoveOn.org staged a demonstration in front of Bank of America yesterday, joining with demonstrations in other cities as Bank of America held its annual shareholder meeting in Charlotte, NC. RWC Patch: Photos: Woman Tries to Marry Corporation,
After being stood up at the altar, bride Robin Hansen realized why her groom—Bank of America—never showed up: he wasn’t a real person.
“You promised me a wonderful life,” cried the “bride,” Robin Hansen, to the Bank of America on Jefferson Avenue and Marshall Street. “You promised affordable housing, non-predatory lending and no unfair foreclosure practices.”
According to the January 2010 Supreme Court ruling, Citizens United vs. Federal Elections Commission, corporations also have the rights to make political expenditures under the First Amendment, which has elicited comparisons of corporations to people.
Click through to Photos: Woman Tries to Marry Corporation for photos.
Note the tag line at the Occupy Redwood City website: "Climate best when people protest."