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Campaign Contribution Limits Under Fire in Montana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 2, 2014

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Campaign Contribution Limits Under Fire in Montana

Legal Advocacy Group Says American Political Equality is at Stake

FSFP Submits Amicus Brief In Lair v. Motl

Free Speech For People is joining the defense of Montana’s existing campaign contribution limits now under fire in the Lair v. Motl case.

Senator Markey on SCOTUS Hobby Lobby Decision: Damaging for Women’s Health and Constitutional Rights

Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) released the following statement today after the Supreme Court ruled that for-profit “closely held” corporations with religious objections have the right to deny providing contraception coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Birth control is basic health care for women, and 99% of sexually active American women have used contraception at some point in their lives; 95% of Americans consider use of contraception to be a form of personal responsibility.

Statement on the U.S. Supreme Court's rulings in the Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Cases

Today, the Supreme Court issued a sharply-divided decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., and Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp. v. Burwell. In these cases, large for-profit corporations argued that they have religious freedom that is violated by federal Affordable Care Act rules requiring insurance plans to cover contraception. The Supreme Court ruled today that closely-held for-profit corporations have the right to a religious exemption from these rules.

The Hobby Lobby Supreme Court Case is About More Than Just Birth Control

On Monday June 30th the Supreme Court will make a decision in the Conestoga Wood and Hobby Lobby Supreme Court Cases.

'Corporate Religion' Threatens Everyone

In FSFP Legal Director Ron Fein's new Huffington Post piece, 'Corporate Religion' Threatens Everyone he begins with with the following question and statement; "What religion does ExxonMobil observe? How about Cargill, or Ford? If the question seems absurd, that's because it is -- corporations don't have religions."

It's Time to Overrule the Supreme Court on Money in Politics

Read this new article by FSFP President John Bonifaz being featured in Roll Call, It's Time to Overrule the Supreme Court on Money in Politics. 

 

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Senator Udall's Testimony On Campaign Finance Constitutional Amendment SJ Res 19

Senator Tom Udall has written a powerful testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding the Campaign Finance Constitutional Amendment, SJ Res 19, which he and Senator Bennet introduced last June.