Latest Developments

SIGN HERE: Demand for Accountability Grows As Over 200,000 People Urge the Department of Justice to Create a Special Task Force to Investigate Former President Trump

The petitioners demand Attorney General Merrick Garland “investigate any potential federal criminal or civil violations that may have been committed by Trump, members of his administration, or his campaign, business, or other associates.” WASHINGTON, D.C. – Amidst the controversy of the Biden Justice  Department’s decision to defend former President Donald Trump against a defamation lawsuit
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New York State Senate Cracks Down on Multinational Corporations Interfering in State Elections, Passes Democracy Preservation Act

If passed in the Assembly and signed into law, New York would be the first state to ban multinational corporate money in elections. ALBANY, NY (June 3, 2021) – The New York State Senate today passed, with bipartisan support, the Democracy Preservation Act (S1126), a bill designed to end the influence of foreign corporate money
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New FSFP Oped Published By Moyers On Democracy On The Fight Against Growing Threats To Voting Rights And Passing The For The People Act And The John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act.

Moyers On Democracy recently published a new oped by FSFP Legal Director Ron Fein, FSFP President John Bonifaz, and FSFP Board Chair and Senior Legal Advisor Ben Clements on the growing threats to voting rights across the country and the urgent need to pass the For the People Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights
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Federal Court Approves Landmark Settlement Between Voting Rights Advocates and Private Security Company Charged with Voter Intimidation.

Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations and the League of Women Voters of Minnesota reach an agreement with Atlas Aegis to settle a Voting Rights Act lawsuit via a consent decree. (MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 2/16/21) — A federal judge today approved a sweeping settlement in a lawsuit brought by voting rights advocates against a
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