Individuals over institutions

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We stand for individuals over institutions. Universal human rights apply only to human beings, and not to corporations, limited liability organizations, or other group entities.


Institutions should not be involved in the political process. Governing is fundamentally regulating with people in mind. When corporations get into this mix they taint the purpose. Another issue is that there are laws that lay out consequences for a person's actions, not so much for a corporation. If a corporation kills a person they will not be sent to jail, so why are they a legal person in other ways? The problem here is that liability for all people should be equal. That isn't possible if the person is an institution.