Latest Developments

35,000 New Voters Registered in Arizona due to Free Speech For People Case

As we shared recently, on October 5, 2020, we won a major victory for Arizona voters and for our democracy. A federal judge issued a ruling in response to our lawsuit to extend the voter registration deadline by over two weeks to October 23 in Arizona in the midst of the pandemic.
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CAIR-MN, LWV Welcome Federal Court’s Halt to Planned Voter Intimidation in Minnesota

Order Issued Against Private Mercenary Company and Its Chairman MINNEAPOLIS—Today, a federal district court judge ruled in favor of the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) and the League of Women Voters of Minnesota, granting a preliminary injunction in a move that prohibits private mercenary contractor Atlas Aegis and its chairman Anthony Caudle from moving forward with its illegal
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FSFP Board Chair Ben Clements and President John Bonifaz Discuss Voting Rights with Acclaimed Broadcast Journalist Bill Moyers.

FSFP Board Chair Ben Clements and President John Bonifaz recently appeared on Moyers On Democracy with veteran broadcast journalist Bill Moyers to discuss voting rights in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and threats of voter suppression and voter intimidation. During the discussion, both guests spoke to the unprecedented nature of this historic election and
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Free Speech For People Celebrates 10 Years of Fighting for Our Democracy

Since our founding in January 2010, on the day of the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United v. FEC, we have advocated for a democracy in which all people can participate equally and meaningfully in the political process. We have worked to uphold and defend our core democratic principles and our Constitution. Through innovative and bold
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