Latest Developments

“Trump is Disqualified from the Ballot,” Public Interest Groups Launch Campaign to Bar Insurrectionist and Former President from the Ballot

Following the announcement that former President Trump would seek re-election, Free Speech For People and Mi Familia Vota launched TrumpIsDisqualified.org, a national campaign to ensure state election officials abide by Section 3 of the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution disqualifying Donald Trump from running for future public office. WASHINGTON, D.C. (NOVEMBER, 15, 2022) –
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Legal Advocates File Two Challenges In Support of Proposed Ballot Measure to Ban Super PACs in Massachusetts 

Free Speech For People and Equal Citizens filed court challenges to the Massachusetts Attorney General’s refusal to certify a petition initiative that would end super PAC spending in Massachusetts elections. BOSTON, MA (October 24, 2022) – On behalf of individual Massachusetts voters, Free Speech For People and Equal Citizens today filed two lawsuits in the
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Federal Court Allows Challenge to Voter Suppression Law in Texas to Proceed

Mi Familia Vota and three individual Texas voters, along with co-plaintiffs Houston Area Urban League, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, The Arc of Texas, and Jeffrey Lamar Clemmons, won a significant court victory on August 2, 2022, in their legal challenge to SB 1, a 2021 Texas election law that unconstitutionally and unlawfully limits eligible voters’
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FSFP Legal Director Ron Fein Discusses New Mexico Ruling Implementing Insurrectionist Disqualification Clause and Its Implications For Future 14point3 Challenges on Rising Up With Sonali

FSFP Legal Director Ron Fein recently appeared on Rising Up With Sonali to discuss a recent New Mexico ruling that disqualified former county commissioner Couy Griffin from public office under Section 3 of the Fourteenth Amendment. Fein also discussed the implications of that ruling for challenges to the candidacies of other insurrectionists including former president
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