PUBLIC VIEWPOINT Corporations Are Not Like People

Posted: December 28, 2013 at 12:22 a.m.

Lonnie Hill (Public Viewpoint, Dec. 22) claims corporations really are persons, based on “common sense and historical perspective.” But common sense tells us that a corporation is not a person like you and me. Nor is it just an association of individuals like a club. It is a legal entity that is separate and distinct from its owners, with the right to enter into contracts, loan and borrow money, hire employees, own assets and pay taxes.

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Opinion, Pages 5 on 12/28/2013


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