Latest Developments

Federal Judge Issues Order Extending Voter Registration Deadline in Arizona in the Midst of the Pandemic

Voting Rights Advocates Celebrate Victory Which Will Allow Thousands More to Register In Advance of the November 2020 Election PHOENIX — In response to a voting rights lawsuit, a federal judge in Arizona issued an order tonight extending the voter registration deadline in the state to October 23, given the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic
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Progressive Organizations Launch Emergency Coalition to Block Trump’s Supreme Court Nomination

Following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Be A Hero Fund, Demand Progress, Equal Justice Society, Free Speech For People, and Women’s March have formed a coalition to block action on Trump’s nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 5, 2020) – A group of progressive organizations has announced
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Election Security Experts Urge Michigan Attorney General To Initiate Inquiry Into Electronic Voting Machine Vendor’s Misrepresentation Of Insecure Wireless Modems

Experts say the Election Systems & Software (ES&S) system’s use of wireless modems could needlessly expose voting systems to cyber attacks in the state of Michigan. LANSING, MI (October 5, 2020) – Free Speech For People, a national nonpartisan legal advocacy group, issued a letter today to Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel urging her office
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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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