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“With the recent West Virginia v EPA decision, I’m worried about the Supreme Court gutting our federal agencies. I think it’s important that the state step up, and [a Green Amendment] is one of the tools that we can use.” – Maya van Rossum, Founder of GAFTG, quoted in Popular Science Spotlight: The Reviews Are

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“Given the recent Supreme Court decision limiting the ability of government to act on environmental protection, and confirming that only rights explicitly recognized in the constitution will be given judicial viability, the passage of Green Amendments is now more crucial than ever before.”– Maya van Rossum, Founder of GAFTG Spotlight: 2022 Green Amendment Day! On

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“Right now, across the state there are families that are dealing with water coming through the pipes in their house that they can’t drink… I think it’s past time we get a bill like this passed.”  – Rep. Madinah Wilson-Anton (Delaware, DE Green Amendment Primary Sponsor ) Spotlight: The NJ Press Conference   NJ Press Conference June

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“Denying the people an opportunity to testify regarding the proposed amendment to give people the right to clean air and clean water is unfair.”  – Maya van Rossum, Founder of GAFTG Spotlight: 30min Episodes for Your 30mins on the Road The Green Genes Podcast has released new episodes from Season 2 that will smack you

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Spotlight: An Earth Day Movie Event We have an in-person event for you! Join us in person for the film screening of Here’s the Story: The Green Amendment THIS Friday, April 22nd, at 7PM EST at the Acme Screening Room in Lambertville, NJ followed by a panel of speakers featuring Senator Andrew Zwicker (Co-sponsor of

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“Part of the value of a Green  Amendment is not just its legal strength in support of advocacy and legal challenges when necessary, but it is also the moral and logical sense it makes – clean water and air, a stable climate, and a healthy environment as rights for all.  This basic truth about environmental

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“Part of the value of a Green  Amendment is not just its legal strength in support of advocacy and legal challenges when necessary, but it is also the moral and logical sense it makes – clean water and air, a stable climate, and a healthy environment as rights for all.  This basic truth about environmental

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“Green Amendments are powerful for advancing environmental justice protections by ensuring government officials are protecting the environmental rights of all people and are constitutionally prohibited from creating environmental sacrifice zones.”  – Maya K. van Rossum, Founder of Green Amendments for the Generations and author of The Green Amendment: Securing Our Rights to A Healthy Environment End

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“Our laws fundamentally fail us because it’s all about accepting and permitting pollution, not preventing it before it happens. The Green Amendment totally flips that legal regime… It has to be about preventing harm first, not just accepting it and managing it.” – Maya K. van Rossum, Founder of Green Amendments for the Generations and

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“This [New York] victory has been over five years in the making, with NY being ground zero for the national Green Amendment movement… The people of New York have made their voices heard at the ballot and secured this crucial amendment in the name of environmental justice, protection, and longevity…This victory will serve as a

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